Cheryl Scott, senior advisor, provides strategy counsel and support to foundation’s Global Programs. She joined the foundation in 2006 as chief operating officer, overseeing all major operational functions.
Cheryl was previously president and CEO of the Seattle-based Group Health Cooperative. Her eight-year tenure as CEO capped a distinguished 25-year career with Group Health, which also included roles as the organization’s executive vice president and chief operating officer.
Cheryl received her bachelor’s degree in communications and master’s degree in health management from the University of Washington. She currently serves on a variety of private and not-for-profit boards. In 2005, the University of Washington and Group Health created the Cheryl M. Scott/Group Health Cooperative Professorship in Health Care Leadership in the School of Public Health. Cheryl is a frequent speaker at health policy forums and is also a clinical professor in the University of Washington Department Of Health Services.