Our Board

Mark B. Ganz

Mark Ganz, of Portland, Oregon, is president and CEO of Cambia Health Solutions, formerly known as The Regence Group. He was previously president of Regence BlueCross BlueShield of Oregon, chief legal officer for Regence and chief legal officer for Pierce County Medical. Mark earned both his undergraduate and law degrees from Georgetown University.

Mark C. Adams

Mark C. Adams serves as senior vice president and chief medical officer for PeaceHealth, based in Vancouver, Washington. PeaceHealth operates 10 hospitals and a large medical group located in Alaska, Washington, and Oregon. He is a board-certified vascular and thoracic surgeon who trained at the University of Washington and graduated from the University of Pennsylvania Medical School.

Mark previously served on the Puget Sound Health Alliance Board of Directors, on the American Hospital Association Board of Trustees, and is a past president of the Washington State Medical Association. He was a member of the Washington State Health Insurance Pool Board and one of the founders of the Washington Healthcare Forum. Mark was appointed to the Cambia board in 2009.

S. Fred Beck

S. Fred Beck, of Logan, Utah, is the chief financial officer for Icon Health & Fitness, Inc., a position he has held since 1989. He was previously vice president of Finance for a company that developed and operated alternative energy facilities. Fred was appointed to the Cambia board in 1997. He graduated from Utah State University, and belongs to both national and state CPA organizations.

Dave Boren

Dave Boren of Boise, Idaho, is the CEO for Clearwater Analytics, where he also oversees Clearwater’s cutting edge SaaS business. A technology expert and former derivatives trader, he brings a valuable perspective on the use of technology to enhance performance, reporting and risk management activities.

Previously, Dave co-founded Clearwater Advisors and Sawtooth Investment Management. Prior to that, he was a fixed income and derivatives trader with Goldman, Sachs and established derivatives trading desks in New York and Tokyo. Dave received his bachelor’s degree in economics from Brigham Young University and his Master of Business Administration from Harvard Business School. He was appointed to the Cambia board in 2015.

Jan Berger

Jan Berger is a health care executive with proven results as a senior leader in private, public and government services sectors. Currently, she is president and CEO of Health Intelligence Partners, a health care consultancy she founded in Chicago, working with clients globally on health care business strategies and business development. Previously, Jan served as senior vice president and Chief Clinical Officer for CVS Caremark. 

Her early career involved health care administration within the health plan and academic areas, leading operations for two population health companies. Jan presently sits on several health care-focused boards, including AccentCare and GNS Healthcare, has authored several books and serves on editorial boards for a number of health care journals. She holds both a Doctor of Medicine and a master’s degree in Jurisprudence from Loyola University in Chicago, as well as a Certificate in Healthcare Business Administration from University of South Florida. Jan was appointed to the Cambia board in 2016.

Peggy Fowler

Peggy Y. Fowler, of Tigard, Oregon, served as CEO and President of Portland General Electric (PGE) from 2000-2008. She began her tenure at PGE in 1974 as a chemist in the company’s analytical laboratory. Peggy first was President of PGE from 1998-2000 and was also chair of the board from 2001-2004. Peggy was appointed to the Cambia board in 2005. 

She is currently the Chair of the Umpqua Holding Corporation (UMPQ) board. She is also a director on the Hawaiian Electric Industries (HEI) and Hawaiian Electric Company boards. She also serves as a director for PGE Foundation, a mentor for International Women's Forum and formerly as a director of the Portland branch of the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco. She graduated from George Fox College in Newberg, Oregon, and completed graduate programs at the University of Michigan and the University of Idaho.

Mack L. Hogans

Mack Hogans

Mack L. Hogans, of Bellevue, Washington, is an executive consultant in areas of leadership, public policy, philanthropy, community relations, environmental policy and business strategy. He has served on the boards of public, non-profit and volunteer organizations regionally and nationally. He is a forester by training, and advanced from field forester to Senior Vice President for Weyerhaeuser Company, where he led a successful multi-million dollar organization in this Fortune 500 company.

Mack earned his undergraduate degree from the University of Michigan and his Master of Science from the University of Washington. He also did graduate-level studies in business at Stanford University in the Stanford Executive Program. He was appointed to the Cambia board in 2002 and has been Chair since 2013.

Kent F. Ivanoff

Kent F. Ivanoff, of Boise, Idaho, is a seasoned business leader with a track record of delivering breakthrough results in a variety of settings and industries. He is currently CEO of iVinci Health LLC, a health care technology company. He has prior experience as a Fortune 500 executive, a proven entrepreneur and a turn-around leader. 

Kent was appointed to the Cambia board in 2014. He earned a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering from the University of Idaho, and a master’s in business administration from Stanford University.

Paula A. Jones

Paula A. Jones, of Chicago, Illinois, is the chief executive officer of Cajual Entertainment, Inc., a record label and publishing company. Additionally, she is a consultant specializing in strategic planning related to social strategy and policy for corporations and non-profits. She was previously a corporate officer and senior vice president for global diversity and inclusion for PepsiCo. 

Paula was appointed to the Cambia board in 2007. She completed studies in math and psychology at Loyola University, and did graduate work at the University of Illinois. She also completed the advanced management program at Harvard University.

Michael G. Koppel

Michael G. Koppel, of Seattle, Washington, is Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for Nordstrom, Inc. Before joining Nordstrom, he held leadership roles in several retail organizations, including CML Group, Lids Corporation and May Department Stores. 

Michael earned his undergraduate degree from the University of Connecticut and has done graduate work at Trinity College. He is a member of the board of the University of Connecticut Foundation. He was appointed to the Cambia board in 2009. 

Katharine G. Lindemann

Katharine G. Lindemann, of Dedham, Massachusetts, is the Chief Operating Officer at Flex Pharma. Prior to joining Flex Pharma, she served as Chief Operating Officer at David’s Teas Inc. in Boston and as Senior Vice President of Store Operations for Savers, Inc., in Bellevue, Washington. She was appointed to the Cambia board in 2009.

Katharine began as a store manager at Starbucks and spent 20 years moving up to leadership roles including Senior Vice President for Starbucks Foodservice, Senior Vice President for U.S. Business Operations, Senior Vice President for International Operations, Store Development and Global Business Systems. She is also active in a number of other food service and food manufacturing organizations. Katharine is a graduate of the University of Santa Clara. 

Luis Machuca

Luis Machuca, of Hillsboro, Oregon, is president and chief executive officer for Enli Health Intelligence, which provides interoperability and workflow connectivity solutions for health care. He was previously affiliated with Intel Corporation, PB-NEC Corp. and eFusion Corp. He was appointed to the Cambia board in 2008. Luis is a graduate of Purdue University. 

John Morgan

John Morgan, of Portland, Oregon, has led companies in the biotech and medical device industries, including the Mid-America division of Baxter International, Inc., and HemCon Medical Technologies, Inc. 

John took a hiatus from Cambia board service to join the executive cadre of the company, overseeing the growth and development of the company's suite of consumer-focused health and wellness products, where he helped shape the corporate development function. He returned to the corporate world – and to the Cambia board – when he became the chief executive officer for the Avamere Family of Companies, a portfolio dedicated to seniors’ health and well-being. He was appointed to the Cambia board in 2012. A University of Arizona graduate, John has a bachelor's degree in public administration and economics.

Jake Nichol

Jake Nichol, currently of Park City, Utah, has more than 40 years’ experience in the tool industry, both in the U.S. and internationally. He recently completed a nine-year tenure as CEO and President of Leatherman Tool Group, Inc. 

At Leatherman, Jake navigated the company from a maturing product phase through a lean manufacturing transition and new product development acceleration process. Prior to joining Leatherman, Jake spent eight years as president at Danaher Corp. (manufacturer of Sears Craftsman tools), preceded by 24 years at Stanley Tools. He was appointed to the Cambia board in 2014. A native of Salt Lake City,  Jake completed his education at the University of Utah.