Eric Hunter

Eric C. Hunter

President and Chief Executive Officer, CareOregon

Eric C. Hunter serves as a member on all seven of the Board of Directors' committees. With more than 20 years of leadership experience in the health care field, Eric brings a deep knowledge of Medicaid policy, commercial plans and the integration of physical and behavioral health care. Eric served most recently as Chief Operating Officer for Boston Medical Center Healthnet Plan. Previous roles include CEO for ValueOptions Behavioral Health in both Texas and Illinois, and for Heartland Health Plan in Oklahoma. At Centene, he served as COO, Managed Health Services in Indiana, and served as COO of Total Carolina Care in South Carolina. 

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Amit Shah, MD

Chief Medical Officer

Dr. Shah previously served as CareOregon’s Senior Medical Director of Network and Clinical Support. Prior to joining CareOregon, he was the Medical Director for the Multnomah County Health Department. Dr. Shah has served as a board member of CareOregon, Jefferson Health Information Exchange, Northwest Regional Primary Care Association and is currently a member of the HealthInsight Oregon board of directors. Dr. Shah received his medical training at the Drexel University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, and undergraduate degree in Molecular Genetics at the University of Rochester. He has a biomedical informatics certification from Oregon Health & Science University. He is board certified in family medicine and a member of the American Academy of Family Physicians.

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Erin Fair Taylor, MPH, JD

Chief Legal Officer

Erin previously served as CareOregon’s Executive Director of Legal Affairs, Executive Director of CCO Partnership & Development, Senior Manager of State and Federal Regulatory Affairs and Interim Director of Government Relations for Health Share of Oregon. Prior to joining CareOregon in 2009, she was Chief of Staff for the late Senator Alan Bates, and had been a Wayne Morse Fellow in the office of U.S. Senator Ron Wyden. Erin is a board member of Project Access Now. She received her juris doctor degree from the University of Oregon Law School, a Master of Public Health degree from Tulane University School of Public Health & Tropical Medicine and a bachelor’s degree in Anthropology from the University of Florida, Gainesville. 

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Teresa Learn, CPA

Chief Financial Officer

Teresa has held CareOregon’s top financial position since 2012 and has been with the company since 2004. She graduated from the University of California at Berkeley with a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and has since served in financial leadership roles for more than 30 years. Prior to CareOregon, Teresa was an audit manager at Ernst & Young, controller at Cascade Physicians — a Portland-area internal medicine group — an analyst at a biotech company and an administrative manager at a regional accounting firm. 

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Amy Dowd, PMP

Chief Operating Officer

Prior to joining CareOregon in February 2019, Amy was Associate Vice President Corporate Operations, Molina Health Care, Long Beach, California. Previously, she was CEO of New Mexico’s Health Insurance Marketplace, and was founding Executive Director/CEO of Idaho’s Health Insurance Marketplace. She has a Bachelor of Science degree in Environmental Studies from the State University of New York (SUNY) College of Environmental Science and Forestry, Syracuse, New York, and holds Project Management Professional (PMP) certification. Amy has responsibility for Health Plan Operations, Information Services & Analytics and Brand, Marketing & Communications for CareOregon. 

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Mimi Haley, MBA, MPH

Chief Executive Officer, Columbia Pacific CCO

Mimi has led Columbia Pacific CCO, a wholly owned LLC of CareOregon, since its launch in 2012. She has extensive experience in health plan and health delivery system management, including health plan operations, public affairs, policy and regulatory affairs, communications and public relations, medical group and hospital operations, benefit and contract administration and Medicare and Medicaid program operations and compliance. Her prior positions include: Executive Director, Government Programs at Group Health Cooperative; Vice President, Public Affairs of PacifiCare Northwest (including Oregon and Washington); and Director of Health Plan and Regulatory Affairs at Kaiser Permanente, Northern California. She was also responsible for helping get a new 20-year plan passed by the Seattle City Council for Seattle’s Woodland Park Zoo. Mimi has a Bachelor of Arts in History from Yale University, a Master of Business Administration and a Master of Public Health, both from the University of California, Berkeley. 

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Jennifer Lind, MPH

Chief Executive Officer, Jackson Care Connect

Jennifer has been CEO of Jackson Care Connect CCO, a wholly owned LLC of CareOregon, since its launch in 2012. She brings a passion for building healthier communities and working with the safety net. Previously, she led a community-based grant-making program for The California Endowment (one of the nation’s largest health foundations), strengthened telemedicine capacity for safety net providers in Northern California and consulted with community health centers in key decision-making points. Jennifer earned a bachelor’s degree in Anthropology from Southern Oregon University, and a Master of Public Health in policy and management from the University of California, Berkeley. 

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Rebecca Ramsay, BSN, MPH

Chief Executive Officer, Housecall Providers, LLC

Formerly the Executive Director of CareOregon’s Population Health Partnerships, Rebecca now leads Housecall Providers, an innovative home-based medical practice that delivers primary palliative and hospice services to high-risk patients in the Portland metro area. Rebecca received her nursing degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and a Master of Public Health degree from Portland State University. She served for six years as faculty for the Institute for Healthcare Improvement’s Triple Aim Initiative and has led numerous national learning collaboratives focused on improving care for vulnerable populations. In 2016, Rebecca was one of three state nominees for the Oregon Public Health Institute’s Billi Odegaard Public Health Genius Award. 

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Alyssa Franzen, DMD

Chief Dental Officer

Dr. Franzen is the Chief Dental Officer at CareOregon and serves as the clinical director for CareOregon, CareOregon Dental, Columbia Pacific CCO and Jackson Care Connect. She leads oral health strategy across the organization with the goal of improving oral health, clinical integration and access to care for all populations served by CareOregon. Prior to joining CareOregon in early 2014, she served as the Dental Director for the Multnomah County Health Department, where she led six clinics, a school-based dental sealant program and a managed care plan, while maintaining a clinical practice. Dr. Franzen is a graduate of OHSU School of Dentistry and University of Portland and is a life-long Oregonian.

Eric C. Hunter – Chief Executive Officer
Amit Shah, MD – Chief Medical Officer
Erin Fair Taylor – Chief Legal Officer 
Teresa Learn – Chief Financial Officer
Amy Dowd – Chief Operations Officer

Mimi Haley – Executive Director, Columbia Pacific CCO
Jennifer Lind – Chief Executive Officer, Jackson Care Connect
Rebecca Ramsay – Chief Executive Officer, Housecall Providers
Alyssa Franzen – Chief Dental Officer