Ralph Cobb has over 25 years of experience in health, pension, and disability administration. He is currently Assistant Chief of the Benefits Division at the State of California, Department of Human Resources. In that capacity, he is responsible for health policy, ACA implementation, and employee wellness; and represents the CalHR Director on the CalPERS Board of Administration.
Ralph came to CalHR in 2008 from CalPERS, where he managed the PERSCare and PERS Choice PPO Health Plans; and a pension policy research group. Prior to entering the health & pension arena, Ralph worked in administration of the State Disability Insurance (SDI) Program at the Employment Development Department. Ralph is a graduate of California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, School of Business Administration.