WHO WE ARE

Leadership

Our founders and leaders are dedicated to West Health’s mission of enabling seniors to successfully age in place with access to high-quality, affordable health and support services that preserve and protect their dignity, quality of life and independence.

Our Founders


Gary and Mary West are successful entrepreneurs and pioneering philanthropists with a commitment to transforming the healthcare experience to make successful aging a reality for all of America’s seniors.

See their Story

West Health Leadership Team

Shelley Lyford

Chief Executive and President

Timothy A. Lash, MBA

Chief Strategy Officer and Executive Vice President
President, West Health Policy Center

Michael M. Caponetto, MBA

Chief Financial and Operating Officer

Diana Campau, MBA

Vice President, Communications and Public Relations

Zia Agha, MD

Chief Medical Officer and Executive Vice President

Valerie Volpe

Vice President, Government Affairs

West Health Institute Board of Directors

Gary West

Chairman & Founder

Charles Sederstrom

Board Member

West Health Policy Center Board of Directors

Gary West

Chairman & Founder

Gary and Mary West Foundation Board of Directors

Gary West

Chairman & Founder

Mary West

Board Member

Shelley Lyford

Chief Executive and President

Ron Santoni

Board Member

Marc Harper

Board Member

Dennis O'Brien

Board Member