The PacificSource Executive Team

Ken Provencher, President and CEO

Ken Provencher

Ken Provencher serves as President and Chief Executive Officer of PacificSource, just the fifth CEO in the company's 80-year history. Immediately before his appointment to the post in 2001, Ken served as Vice President of Operations.

Prior to joining PacificSource in 1995, Ken served as vice president of VHA Upstate New York, a 15-hospital healthcare system. His background also includes experience as administrative director for United Health Services Network and director of finance and operations for HMO of North Carolina, a Blue Cross/Blue Shield subsidiary. Ken has worked in the healthcare industry for more than 25 years.

In addition to his post with PacificSource, Ken serves on the OMIP/State Reinsurance Board and the Oregon Health Leadership Council, a collaborative effort of health plans, hospitals, and physicians formed to improve quality and reduce costs in Oregon's healthcare system. He is also a member of the Oregon State University Community Advisory Council and serves as a mentor in the American Health Insurance Plans Executive Leadership Program. His past board participation includes the United Way of Lane County, 100% Access, and The Foundation for Medical Excellence. Ken is a frequent guest lecturer and panelist for healthcare issues.

Ken is actively involved in youth sports and is a longtime coach of youth basketball and baseball. He is a member of the Corvallis Little League Board of Directors and served as its president from 2000 to 2003.

Ken holds a master of business administration degree in healthcare management from The Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania. He earned his bachelor of arts degree from Providence College.

Peter Davidson, EVP and Chief Financial Officer

Peter Davidson

Peter Davidson serves as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for PacificSource. In that role, he directs the financial planning, accounting, investment, and reporting practices for PacificSource and its subsidiaries. He also provides executive oversight for the organization's actuarial, underwriting, analytics, legal and compliance, IPN, and government relations activities.

Prior to joining PacificSource in 2008, Peter served as the chief executive officer of Oregon Medical Group, a regional healthcare company that includes a 105-provider multi-specialty group practice.

Peter serves on the Directions Board. His past board participation includes the Lane Transit District Budget Board, the Lane Community College Foundation Board, and the Cascade Health Solutions Board. 

Peter is licensed as a certified public accountant and holds a B.A. in biology from Bowdoin College in Brunswick, Maine. He has more than 15 years of experience in healthcare management and administration.

Erick Doolen, EVP and Chief Operating Officer

Erick Doolen

Erick Doolen serves as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. He joined PacificSource in 2005 and is responsible for PacificSource's operational areas including customer service, claims, enrollment, billing, information technology, analytics, human resources, and facilities. Previously, Erick spent 11 years working at Hewlett-Packard in several manufacturing and technology leadership roles, including director of information technology for a global organization supporting several manufacturing facilities.

In addition to his responsibilities at PacificSource, Erick is the co-chair of the Oregon Health Leadership's Administrative Simplification Executive Committee, leading efforts across health plans and providers to simplify the administrative aspects of healthcare in Oregon. He also served on the Oregon Administrative Simplification Workgroup, which was responsible for developing recommendations to the Oregon Health Policy Board on administrative simplification. In 2012, Erick joined Oregon’s Health Information Technology Oversight Council (HITOC) and was appointed Chair of HITOC in 2015. He also serves as the co-chair for the Oregon Credentialing Advisory Group advising the Oregon Health Authority on the implementation of a common credentialing solution for the State of Oregon.

Erick holds a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering and computer science from Washington University. Erick enjoys working out, golf, and travel in his spare time.

Dan Roth, EVP and Chief Medical Officer

 Dr Roth

Daniel Roth, MD, joined PacificSource in 2014. He serves as the Executive Vice President and Chief Medical Officer for PacificSource. In this role, he provides strategic leadership for health services for our Commercial, Medicaid, and Medicare Advantage lines of business. Dan served as Commercial Medical Director before assuming the position of Chief Medical Officer.

Prior to joining PacificSource, Dan was the Vice President of Integrated Health Services at FamilyCare health plan, a CCO in the Portland area. Dan started his professional career at Kaiser Permanente, where he worked for more than 20 years as a Hospitalist and had administrative responsibilities as the Director of Operations and Medical Director. He also chaired the utilization and quality committees at Kaiser and was instrumental in the development of the Hospitalist program, the palliative care program, case and care management in Salem. Dan was also a member of the peer review and ethics council for Salem Hospital and was a Board member of the Midwillamette Valley Hospice and American Cancer Society.

Dan earned his BS in Biology from Oregon State University and his Medical Degree from Chicago Medical School. He completed his internship at the University of Southern California and his residency at Kaiser Sunset/UCLA for Internal Medicine. In his spare time, Dan enjoys cooking, spending time in his vineyard, golf, and traveling with his family. 

Dan Stevens, EVP of Product Line Management

Dan Stevens

Dan Stevens serves as Executive Vice President of Product Line Management and is based in our Bend, Oregon office. In this role, Dan provides strategic leadership for PacificSource's lines of business including commercial, Medicaid, and Medicare Advantage. He also serves as our executive leader in the Central Oregon market. Dan joined PacificSource in 2010 with more than 15 years of experience in healthcare delivery and managed care. Prior to joining PacificSource, he held a variety of leadership roles in the Portland, Oregon market, including provider contracting and engagement, Medicare and Medicaid product development, and clinical administration.  

Dan holds a master of business administration degree from Portland State University, a master of public health degree from Oregon Health and Science University, and a bachelor of arts degree from Bowdoin College. He also serves on the Central Oregon Health Council, is Vice President of the Board of Directors for United Way of Deschutes County, and is a Board member of Volunteers in Medicine in Bend.

Sharon Thomson, EVP of Community Strategy and Marketing


 Sharon Thomson

Sharon Thomson serves as Executive Vice President of Community Strategy and Marketing. A healthcare industry veteran with 25 years of experience, Sharon joined PacificSource in 2015.

In her role, Sharon oversees provider network management and government and community relations. She also builds crucial relationships with the communities, businesses, hospitals and health systems, physicians, and others responsible for the health of the Pacific Northwest. In addition, she leads all of PacificSource’s marketing efforts, including brand management, communications, public relations, advertising, and wellness and health promotion.

Sharon comes to PacificSource from Team Priorities, a consulting firm she founded to help businesses develop highly engaged and productive teams. She has also held executive positions at Kaiser Permanente and Group Health Cooperative, two of the nation’s largest non-profit health insurance and care providers.

Sharon has a Master’s degree from the University of Washington and a Bachelor’s degree from San Diego State University.

Troy Kirk, SVP of Group Sales

Troy Kirk

Troy Kirk serves as PacificSource's Senior Vice President of Group Sales. He provides oversight for sales, administration, and service of large and small employers and associations for our fully- and self-funded lines of business. He joined PacificSource in 2005 and is responsible for developing and implementing goal-oriented sales, marketing, and communication strategies. Troy has an extensive background in the employee benefits field, and previously served as vice president of sales and marketing for Regence Life and Health Insurance in Portland, Oregon. During his 20 years in the industry, Troy also served as a sales executive for Standard Insurance Company in Seattle and Boston.

Troy holds a bachelor's degree in business administration from Linfield College. He is actively involved in youth sports and enjoys coaching youth baseball.

Todd Lovshin, VP and Montana Regional Director

Todd Lovshin2

Todd Lovshin serves as Vice President and Montana Regional Director. Based in our Helena, Montana office, Todd is responsible for business development and operations in the state.

Todd joined PacificSource in 2012, bringing with him more than 15 years of experience in government relations and employee benefits. His past roles include vice president of corporate development and government relations at Montana-based Allegiance Benefit Plan and the first Insure Montana program manager for the Montana Commissioner of Securities and Insurance. Todd has also served on numerous advisory panels, including the Exchange Stakeholder Council, the Montana State Employee Benefits Group Advisory Council, and the Montana Comprehensive Health Association.

Todd, a Butte, Montana native, is active in the local community theatre and spends time with his family exploring the great state of Montana and all that it has to offer. 


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Last updated 10/10/2017