MATTHEW S. GERLACH Matt Gerlach is a healthcare business executive and leader with a proven track record of accomplishments in corporate and hospital administration roles. He has experience in a number of diverse environments, including academic medical centers, a health maintenance organization, non-profit and for-profit healthcare systems, as well as faith-based hospitals and healthcare systems. Matt currently serves as the Vice President and Chief Operating Officer for Glendale Memorial Hospital and Health Center, a 334-bed faith-based community not-for-profit hospital, which is a member of Catholic Healthcare West. Matt previously served as Chief Administrative Officer for Providence Health & Services’ California Region, where he created a physician business services division, integrated multiple systems into a single healthcare information system and oversaw the region’s medical foundation, while negotiating an equity ownership interest in and serving on the board of a large medical group. In a prior role as Senior Vice President of Business Transformation for Kaiser Permanente’s Southern California Region, Matt served as a member of the leadership team which was accountable for the regional implementation of KP HealthConnect, the organization’s comprehensive electronic health record, on schedule and on budget. Matt’s prior experience includes Senior Vice President and Valleys Service Area Manager for Kaiser Permanente, overseeing Health Plan and Hospital operations as the CEO and Administrator for two acute care hospitals and twelve medical offices and working closely with the Southern California Permanente Medical Group to assure the delivery of integrated health care services for over 500,000 residents in North Los Angeles, Ventura and Kern Counties. Matt's other experiences include operational, strategic planning and financial leadership roles in organizations including Medical Development Specialists, UCLA Medical Center, Torrance Memorial Medical Center, USC University Hospital, Citrus Valley Medical Center and Beverly Hospital, where he served as President and Chief Executive Officer for six years. Matt has an M.B.A in Finance from UCLA’s Anderson School of Management and an M.P.H. in Health Services Management, also from UCLA. He completed his undergraduate work in Experimental Psychology at the University of California, San Diego.