Jay came into his career in healthcare on a stretcher. A patient experience in the 1980’s left an indelible impression on him that deep and broad change was needed across this most personal of industries. He has enjoyed serving as CEO of small and large hospitals and health delivery systems of up to $1B in annual revenues. His executive experience includes organizations like St. Charles Health System, Mid-Columbia Medical Center, and Memorial Hospital. His leadership in these organizations has been focused on making bold leaps forward through aligned teams, creative thinking, and operational excellence. A few select highlights include:
• Most Innovative Hospital in Oregon award
• Chief architect of a nationally recognized population health model
• Dartmouth Atlas recognition as one of the lowest surgical readmission rates in the nation
Jay has been personally named as a top ten Pioneer & Innovator by Oregon Business Magazine. He holds a MHA from the Medical College of Virginia and a BBA from James Madison University. He lives in Bend, OR with his family and loves to explore the wonderland that is the Pacific Northwest.