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Portland I Healthcare: Change & Disruptors

February 13, 2018
Portland, OR

Member Price: $35
Non-Member Price: $45



Join us for an informative panel discussion on key healthcare changes underway and disruptors on the horizon. How are healthcare boards evaluating changes in their revenues, costs, technology, and risks? What are the impacts of the tax reform legislation for healthcare providers? What should corporate boards whose firms incur material healthcare costs be anticipating? What are the implications of the current standoff on the ACA?

Location and Time


Arlington Club
811 SW Salmon St.
Portland, OR 97205

4:00 pm - 4:30 pm Registration and Networking

4:30 pm - 5:30 pm: Program

5:30 pm - 6:00 pm: Post-Event Networking

Speaker Spotlight


Sheryl Manning

Sheryl Manning has 15 years of board service on corporate, non-profit, community and governmental boards, following a 21-year professional career as a CPA in former Big 8 public accounting firms and private practice. She is currently on the governing board and serves as Audit Committee Chair of Legacy Health, an eight-hospital $2 billion health system headquartered in Portland, Oregon where she is also a member of the Finance and Investment and Strategic Collaboration committees. Sheryl is on the board and serves as Audit Committee Chair of Allen Trust Company, which provides comprehensive trust services to individuals, families and charitable organizations in the Pacific Northwest. Past board experience includes Oregon Public Broadcasting, Capital Pacific Bancorp, Albina Community Bank, as well as numerous nonprofit and governmental boards and committees.

John W. Morgan

Beginning in January 2018, John Morgan joined Public Pension Capital LLC (PPC) a lower middle market private equity firm where he will focus his efforts on investment opportunities in the healthcare sector. Previously, John was Chief Executive Officer for Avamere Health Services, a Portland OR based family of independent companies providing integrated senior care in the Pacific Northwest, Colorado and Idaho. Before joining Avamere, he served as the President of Cambia Health Solutions’ Direct Health Solutions division (Parent company of Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield), overseeing the growth and development of the company's portfolio of health services and healthcare IT companies and was responsible for Cambia’s corporate and business development function. John previously led some of the most innovative and well-known companies in the biotech and medical device industries. Most notably, he served as President, Mid-America Region of Baxter International, Inc.; President, Regent Medical Products Group Limited; CEO, Epitope, Inc.; President and CEO, Curon Medical, Inc.; and CEO of HemCon Medical Technologies, Inc. John serves on the board of directors of Cambia Health Solutions. Previously, John has served as board member of a number of healthcare entities including GNS Healthcare, Care team Connect, BioQ Pharma, and NEA. He is the outgoing Chairperson of the Oregon Innovation Council which directs investments in support of innovation and job creation in the state of Oregon. John is a graduate of the University of Arizona where he received his degree in Economics and Public Administration.

Connie Seeley

Connie Seeley is the Chief Administrative Officer and Chief of Staff OHSU. She brings with her over 20 years of experience as an administrator and public affairs strategist. In her current position, Ms. Seeley is responsible for the University’s core administrative functions and is the chief external affairs strategist. Connie leads OHSU’s efforts to connect with local, regional and national audiences – representing the University before a wide range of constituencies. Connie also serves as the Secretary to the OHSU Board of Directors. She joined OHSU in 2010. Prior to 2010 Connie spent 13 years as senior leadership staff in the Oregon State legislature. Her primary role was Chief of Staff to Senate President Peter Courtney from 2003 to 2010, where she assisted in the administration of all aspects of the legislative branch of government. Connie serves on the board of several community organizations, including: the Center for Women’s Leadership at the Hatfield School of Government at Portland State University, the Portland Business Association, the Oregon Business & Industry Association, and the University of Oregon Alumni Association. She is native Oregonian and graduate of the University of Oregon.



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