Title: Vice President of Strategic Planning & Deployment

Company: Group Health


Laura McMillan is vice president of Strategic Planning& Deployment for Group Health Cooperative, one of the nation’s largest consumer-governed health care systems. She also serves as chief of staff to the president and CEO.
McMillan works directly with the CEO and the executive leadership team to develop long-range and annual business strategies for the organization. She is responsible for the ongoing creation and execution of the Lean-based Group Health management system across the organization, corporate communications, and community benefit programs.
McMillan has more than 25 years of health care experience. Prior to her current roles, she led Provider Relations for Group Health. She has a Master of Business Administration from the University of Washington and a Bachelor of Science in Health Care Administration from Whitworth University.
She represents Group Health on the Washington Vaccine Association board and also serves on the boards of World Association for Children and Parents (WACAP) and the Salal Credit Union.