Changing the Way America Consumes Healthcare

About Us

Kitchen Table Consulting is a cutting edge firm that designs, builds, implements and manages healthcare and wellbeing strategies and solutions for organizations of all sizes. Borne from the realization that today’s dynamic healthcare and wellbeing environment demands creativity coupled with a practical approach, Kitchen Table Consulting uniquely and effectively delivers this combination. Our strategy is three-pronged: Create Awareness, Drive Accountability and Sustain Engagement.

About our Founder and CEO

Crystal Hover founded Kitchen Table Consulting in 2011 to guide clients in the creation of a sustainable culture of Health and Wellbeing. With over 30 years of experience in healthcare and prevention, she has developed a 360 perspective from her work on the carrier, employer and consulting sides. Prior to Kitchen Table Consulting she served as Vice President and Senior Manager at Aon Hewitt Consulting, Chief of Employee Benefits and Services for the County of San Bernardino, and Assistant Vice President/ Head of Account Management for Cigna International Expatriate Benefits.

Crystal is a nationally recognized conference speaker and instructor in the area of Healthcare Strategy and Wellbeing.


Strategic Consulting

Our strategic consulting capabilities are well suited for any organization that requires a tailored solution. We leverage the organization’s existing culture, staff, vendors/carriers and data to formulate a unique strategy and execution plan to create and sustain a culture of health and wellbeing through strategic design.

Program Design and Management

We offer best practices a la carte tools and resources for specific needs such as healthcare design, employee engagement programs, custom training/seminars, surveys and data analysis.

Our approach focuses on:

healthcare and wellbeing culture and offerings.
health plan, employee input and other data.
healthcare and wellbeing interests and needs.
healthcare and wellbeing initiatives.
a measurable and sustainable culture of health and wellbeing.
your solution to the next level.


Successful Engagements Include:


Clients ranging from 900 to 225,000 employees including Anthem CA, Anthem CO, Anthem NV, Anthem Inc., Kaiser Permanente and Healthcare Partners.

Local and State Government

Ranging in size from 3,000 to 210,000 employees including County of Santa Clara, County of San Diego, City and County of San Francisco and the State of California.

Professional Services

Ranging in size from 200 to 40,000 employees including Western Asset Management and Aon Risk Management.

Retail and Hospitality

Ranging in size from 300 to 50,000 employees including Trader Joe’s, Nature’s Bakery, Hakkasan Group and Z Gallerie.


Ranging in size from 200 to 3,500 employees including Bay Area Rapid Transit and Dispatch Transportation.

Start Up Companies

A variety of sizes and sectors.

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