is a seasoned healthcare executive with extensive general management experience. He has held senior level positions within FHP Healthcare and Blue Shield of California.  Alan served as the CEO for Cogent Healthcare, a venture funded hospitalist company. As a result of his experience at Cogent, Alan found working with physicians and being closer to patients a positive experience and applied for and was offered a position as COO with Physician Associates of the Greater San Gabriel Valley IPA. After P.A. was sold, Alan was offered a position as COO with Nautilus Healthcare Management Group, a physician management company. In 2011, Nautilus was acquired by the MemorialCare Health System and was incorporated into the MemorialCare Medical Foundation. Alan agreed to stay through the transition and left at the end of 2013. Currently, Alan is providing healthcare consulting services to health systems in the Southern California marketplace.  In March 2015, Alan was offered a long-term consulting engagement with Hoag Hospital where he reports to Hoag’s CEO.  Alan retired in 2019.