Chief Equity Officer
Providence Health Plan
Timshel Tarbet, MBA is the chief equity officer for Providence Health Plan. Prior to starting at Providence in mid 2023, she was the VP of business excellence & diversity strategy at SCAN Health Plan. At SCAN, Tarbet was focused on leading initiatives expanding inclusivity both as from a human resources standpoint and as a means for SCAN to differentiate itself by serving new and existing populations in ways that are linguistically and culturally competent. Prior to SCAN Timshel worked at Portland based Cambia Health Solutions, which is part of the BCBS association of plans. During her tenure at Cambia, Timshel led the ethics department where she succeeded in transforming the program into a nationally recognized, award willing program. She also spent time at Cambia leading the enterprise risk management and corporate accountability areas and in HR as an HR business partner, manager compensation, diversity, equity and inclusion, and HRIS.