John Marquez leads a team of Talent Acquisition Specialists for Kaiser Permanente National Functions group. He also currently serves as the National Chair for the Kaiser Permanente Veterans Association. John enlisted in the United States Navy after high school and served for 5 years on the Naval Air Station, Alameda. After leaving the Navy, he earned his bachelor’s degree in political science from California State University East Bay. He has worked for the Department of Veterans Affairs and his career includes financial services, IT and non-profit work, leading him to Kaiser Permanente.