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.
He also brings his background in economic development policy and providing public affairs guidance into play as the executive partner and resource for the Cambia Grove, Cambia’s health care innovation hub.
Sean is a well-respected policy and business strategist with a track record of leading local, regional and state-level initiatives. He was appointed by Governor Kitzhaber as Oregon’s chief economic development officer. He also served as the agency director for the Oregon Business Development Department. Previously, he was CEO of Greater Portland Inc., a public-private partnership to drive economic development in Oregon.
A member of the board of directors for The Oregon Business Association and for Associated Oregon Industries, Sean is also a Senior Fellow with the American Leadership Forum.
Sean earned his bachelor’s degree in business administration-economics from the University of Iowa. His Master of Science in urban and regional planning is from University of Wisconsin.