Press Releases: Northwest
April 5, 2012
Kaiser Permanente Northwest Names David Lake Vice President, Health Plan Services Administration
PORTLAND, Ore. — Kaiser Permanente Northwest has announced that David Lake has joined the region’s largest integrated care organization as vice president of Health Plan Services and Administration.
Lake has extensive experience in insurance administration. He comes to Kaiser Permanente from Liberty Mutual Agency Corp. in Portland, where he served as vice president, Premium Audit. Before that, Lake was a vice president with Liberty Northwest Insurance.
In his new position, Lake will be responsible for strategic planning, direction and performance for health plan service administration, including claims, membership services, benefits administration and membership administration. Lake will also oversee insurance services.
“David Lake has a wealth of experience in insurance administration, including a proven track record of leadership,” said Sue Hennessy, vice president, Strategy and Health Plan Services, Kaiser Permanente Northwest. “We are delighted to have him join our leadership team.”
Lake received a master’s degree in hospital and health care administration from the University of Minnesota, and a bachelor’s degree in health education from the University of Utah. He has served in a variety of volunteer and civic positions in Wilsonville, where he resides with his family.
About Kaiser Permanente Northwest
Kaiser Permanente Northwest is part of America’s leading integrated health care organization. Founded in 1945, our mission is to provide high-quality, affordable health care services and to improve the health of our members and the communities we serve. We serve approximately 8.9 million members in nine states and the District of Columbia. More than 480,000 people in Oregon and Southwest Washington receive their health care from Kaiser Permanente, and 197,000 receive dental care. A nonprofit health plan, Kaiser Permanente is committed to helping shape the future of health care. For more information, go to www.kp.org/newscenter. Twitter @kpnorthwest