Leadership

Better Innovation through Strong Leadership

Cambia Health Solutions’ forward-thinking, innovative leadership team has a vast amount of experience in the health care industry, coming from a variety of disciplines and organizations across the United States. Together, they focus on the Cambia Cause to transform health care and create a person-focused, economically sustainable system. Meet our similarly focused and experienced Direct Health Solutions’ leadership team.

The Cambia Leadership Team

Mark B. Ganz

President and Chief Executive Officer

Mark has been a change agent in the ever-evolving health care community his entire life, and designing a seamless, end-to-end health care experience for consumers has become his personal passion and professional cause. The son of a Spokane, Washington, physician, Mark spent many childhood afternoons at his father's family practice learning the importance of service, community and family.

John W. Attey

Senior Vice President and Chief Legal Officer

John provides leadership and strategic direction to the departments responsible for the legal affairs of Cambia and its subsidiary companies, including Blue plans in Idaho, Oregon, Utah and Washington. He is the chief legal officer, overseeing the legal functions of the company.  His responsibilities also include privacy, fraud, benefit contracts and records management.

Gail Baker

Senior Vice President, Strategic Communications

Gail Baker leads corporate and executive messaging, stakeholder and employee communications, public relations, social media and brand strategy. With a mission-driven, collaborative approach, she drives strategic communications and engagement with key internal and external constituents. She has a track record of measurable results as she supports Cambia’s vision of creating a consumer-centric health care system for all.

Angela Dowling

Chief Revenue Officer

Over the course of her career, Angela has committed herself to helping customers understand and navigate their health insurance needs. As chief revenue officer, Angela is responsible for bringing greater integration and accountability to sales organizations; driving revenue strategies across brands, products, and markets; and delivering innovative solutions that create a better health care experience for consumers.

Steven Gaspar

Senior Vice President and Chief Actuarial Officer

Steve is responsible for providing leadership and strategic direction for the actuarial, underwriting and healthcare informatics areas of Cambia.

Carol Kruse

Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer

Carol brings a track record and personal passion for identifying trends and new technologies that impact consumer behavior to the role of chief marketing officer for Cambia Health Solutions. She leads marketing, branding, research and insights, consumer experience and digital solutions teams that are a fundamental part of Cambia’s consumer-centric evolution. In addition to helping Cambia and its health plans focus on the end-to-end consumer experience, Carol and her teams are delivering mobile and web solutions to drive convenience, education and personalized engagement to enrich people’s health care solutions and achieve better outcomes. Carol is charged with helping the company transform how it engages with business customers and their employees and patients, and delivering game-changing health solutions to the marketplace.

Rob MacNaughton

Chief Product Officer

Rob brings an impressive record as a change agent to enhance Cambia’s ongoing transformation into a consumer-focused company. He plays a key role in leading the company’s product strategy and driving the development of integrated products and services across Cambia’s product suite.

Peggy Maguire

Senior Vice President, Corporate Accountability and Performance

Peggy provides leadership and strategic direction to several key areas at Cambia, including ethics, compliance, strategic planning, corporate performance, enterprise risk management and corporate social responsibility. She also serves as president and board chair of Cambia Health Foundation, where she works with a wide range of stakeholders to improve palliative care leadership, quality, access and understanding through Sojourns, the Foundation's signature program.

Mohan Nair

Senior Vice President and Chief Innovation Officer

Mohan guides the Innovation Force (IF) as it inspires ideas from a variety of sources, selecting execution-focused concepts and starting them on the path to new businesses or concepts.

Richard Popiel, MD

Executive Vice President and Chief Medical Officer

Dr. Richard Popiel leads medical strategy for Cambia's regional health plans and provides executive leadership on care initiatives and cost management.

Scott Powers

President, Health Plan Operations

Scott is responsible for the day-to-day operational aspects of Cambia's health plans. He is also accountable for the growth, finance and operations of the Government Programs division, with accountability for overall performance of the company's Medicare and Federal Employee Programs (FEP) lines of business and other government programs. Scott also oversees our Individual lines of business.

Vince Price

Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

Vince supports Cambia's navigation of health care's changing landscape by ensuring the organization's ability to remain agile and innovative, yet strategically grounded and financially sound. As the leader of Cambia's actuarial, underwriting, finance, and real estate and facilities teams, Vince helps guide the organization's financial performance in line with its nonprofit mission.

Sean M. Robbins

Senior Vice President, Public Affairs and Policy

Sean Robbins leads Cambia’s regulatory and legislative strategies at a national and state level, helping Cambia navigate the evolving role of government in the delivery and payment of health care. In a dynamically shifting landscape, his teams work to educate communities about how governmental actions impact consumer-centered health care experiences, articulate Cambia’s point of view on policies that affect our business model, and work collaboratively with partners throughout the company to make Cambia’s voice heard on legislative and policy issues.

Laurent Rotival

SVP Strategic Technology Solutions, Chief Information Officer

Laurent leads Cambia’s development of next generation technology solutions that will help create a more person-focused approach to health care. Laurent brings 25 years of senior leadership experience in IT business strategy and growth from some of the most well-known global brands and Fortune 10 companies. He also provides strategic direction for information technology services to ensure day-to-day operations align with Cambia’s transformation from a traditional health plan to a consumer-centric total health solutions company.

Jared L. Short

Chief Operating Officer

Jared leads the accelerated pace of innovation and performance across the Cambia organization to ensure consumer focused solutions. As COO, Jared leverages his commitment and insight into consumer needs to execute against the company’s Cause of transforming health care to be person focused and economically sustainable. 

Mark Stimpson

Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer

Mark provides leadership and strategic direction for all aspects of Human Resources and Disaster Management teams.