WHO WE ARE

Leadership

Our founders and leaders are dedicated to West Health’s mission of lowering healthcare costs to enable 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 lowering the cost of healthcare to enable successful aging.

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West Health Leadership Team

Shelley Lyford

Chief Executive Officer, West Health;
Chair, Gary and Mary West Foundation; West Health Institute; West Health Endowment

Timothy A. Lash, MBA

President, West Health;
CEO and President, Gary and Mary West PACE;
Chairman, West Health Policy Center

Zia Agha, MD

Chief Medical Officer and Executive Vice President

Jon Zifferblatt, MD, MPH, MBA

Chief Strategy Officer and Executive Vice President

Sally Hallak, CPA

Chief Financial Officer

Gary and Mary West Foundation Board of Directors

Shelley Lyford

Chief Executive Officer, West Health;
Chair, Gary and Mary West Foundation; West Health Institute; West Health Endowment

Mary West

Board Member & Founder, Gary and Mary West Foundation

Gary West

Board Member & Founder, Gary and Mary West Foundation; West Health Institute; West Health Policy Center

Marc Harper

Board Director

West Health Institute Board of Directors

Shelley Lyford

Chief Executive Officer, West Health;
Chair, Gary and Mary West Foundation; West Health Institute; West Health Endowment

Gary West

Board Member & Founder, Gary and Mary West Foundation; West Health Institute; West Health Policy Center

Charles Sederstrom

Board Member

West Health Policy Center Board of Directors

Timothy A. Lash, MBA

President, West Health;
CEO and President, Gary and Mary West PACE;
Chairman, West Health Policy Center

Gary West

Board Member & Founder, Gary and Mary West Foundation; West Health Institute; West Health Policy Center