At Overlake, our board of trustees, senior management, clinical leadership and foundation trustees come from a wide variety of health care, non-profit and private industry backgrounds.
Overlake Medical Center Board of Trustees
Russell Stockdale, Board Chair
Russ brings an impressive track record of rapidly growing technology businesses, defining and operationalizing business strategy and integrating acquisitions. He is the former Vice President and General Manager of EMC & Dell EMC’s Cloud Data Protection unit, former Vice President and General Manager of SMB Solutions at VMware, and former Vice President of Microsoft’s Business Solutions and Knowledge Worker Solutions Groups, among other executive leadership positions.
Russ holds a Master of Business Administration from the Wharton School and a Bachelor of Science with Distinction in Industrial Engineering from Stanford University. In addition to Overlake, he currently serves on the Board of Directors for Point B, Eastside Health Alliance and the Stockdale Family Foundation. He is a former Advisory Board member for AllSeniorHomes.com, and a former Foundation Board member for the University of Washington Autism Center.
Robert Campbell, Secretary
Robert Campbell retired in 2014 as the Treasurer and Vice President of Investor Relations for Nordstrom, a position he held since March 2009. He held several leadership positions since joining Nordstrom in 1997, including Vice President-Finance for Full-Line Stores, Treasurer, Vice-President of Strategy & Planning, and Director of Investor Relations.
Earlier in his career, Campbell held various finance and accounting positions in several west coast retail and restaurant companies. He has served on the local advisory board of the Rotary Boys and Girls Club of King County, and does executive coaching in the profit and non-profit sectors, along with mentoring several college students.
Jason Thompson, Treasurer
Jason Thompson joined Russell Investments in 1994 and has worked with the company’s institutional clients in various capacities during this time to help Russell’s clients meet their investment objectives. Jason has previously served on the Overlake Medical Center Foundation board of trustees for six years and as the Foundation board chair for two years, representing the Foundation on the hospital’s Finance Committee. During his time on the foundation, Jason was a founding member of Overlake’s Pulse! Network. Jason currently chairs the Hospital’s Finance Committee and Project Future Care’s Board Advisory Committee.
Jason became involved with Overlake after the extraordinary care his wife received at the medical center in 2003 following the birth of their daughter and Supporting Overlake has been a family project ever since which has included annual visits to the nurses in the Mom & Baby Unit and contributions by his daughter with funds she has earned through lemonade stand revenues and weekly allowances.
Ronnier Aviles, MD, Chief of Staff
Ronnier Aviles, MD, is board certified in cardiovascular diseases and interventional cardiology and serves as Program Director of Cardiac Services at Overlake. He completed training in interventional cardiology at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School and in general cardiology at the Cleveland Clinic. He is the author of many publications in leading scientific journals, including the New England Journal of Medicine, JAMA and Circulation.
Dr. Aviles lives with his wife and two children in Kirkland. He and his family enjoy exploring the Pacific Northwest. Dr. Aviles and his wife serve in medical missions to underprivileged populations in rural Central American through their local church community.
Raj Butani, Chief of Staff - Elect
Bio coming soon.
J. Michael Marsh, President & CEO / Trustee Associate
J. Michael Marsh joined Overlake Medical Center as president and chief executive officer in April 2014. He is a health care executive with 30 years of experience in strategy, business development and operations supporting hospitals and health systems. Marsh has demonstrated success at all levels of management within different markets and across the entire continuum of care.
Prior to joining Overlake Medical Center, Marsh spent 26 years with Providence Health and Services, with 14 of those years in senior executive positions. In his most recent role he served as chief administrative officer for Providence’s Western Washington region and its affiliation with Swedish. From 2006-2011, Marsh served as both chief operating officer and chief strategic officer for Providence’s Washington/Montana region supporting five markets.
Marsh is known and well respected for his proven ability to provide strategic leadership at all levels of the organization and across diverse markets. He is a skilled negotiator and consensus builder who is able to synthesize complex topics quickly and galvanize commitment in order to consistently achieve desired and targeted results.
He holds a master’s degree in health services administration from the University of Washington. He is married and has one grown daughter.
Patricia Bedient, Trustee
Patricia Bedient retired as the executive vice president and chief financial officer at the Weyerhaeuser Company in 2016. She had served as senior vice president of finance and strategic planning and as vice president of strategic planning. Prior to joining the company, Bedient was with Arthur Andersen LLP for 27 years, where she served a number of clients in the forest products, manufacturing, distribution and educational service industries. Bedient began her career with Arthur Andersen in Portland, OR, becoming a partner in 1987.
Bedient holds a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration, with a concentration in accounting and finance, from Oregon State University. She is a certified public accountant and is a member of the American Institute of CPAs and the Washington Society of CPAs.
Bedient serves on the board of directors of Alaska Air Group, Suncor Energy, Park Hotels and Resorts, and Oregon State University. She also serves on the advisory board for the Foster School of Business at the University of Washington.
Jorge Cerda, Trustee
Jorge Cerda retired as vice president of information technology at Seattle Genetics. He has over 27 years of executive leadership experience in the areas of business growth and operations for large scale, complex information technology solutions. Recognized for optimizing organizational performance, developing business solutions, exceeding financial goals and service excellence, Cerda has been a key leader throughout his career in the healthcare industry.
Prior to joining Seattle Genetics in 2012, Cerda spent ten years at GE Healthcare in several leadership roles. Most recently he was the vice president and general manager of international operations and led GE’s enterprise product portfolio into emerging international markets.
Cerda has a Bachelor of Science degree from DeVry Institute of Technology.
Kemper Freeman, Jr., Honorary Trustee
Kemper Freeman is chairman and CEO of Kemper Development Company, the owner/developer of Bellevue Square Shopping Center and the mixed-use projects Bellevue Place and Lincoln Square. He is past chairman of the International Council of Shopping Centers as well as past chairman of the association's government relations committee and has served as a trustee since 1987. Freeman serves as a board member of the Performing Arts Center Eastside (PACE). He has a long history of involvement in political and civic activities. Freeman is a former Washington state legislator and has served on the boards of numerous business and civic organizations. The Freeman family is one of the founders of Overlake Hospital.
Ted Herb, Trustee
Ted Herb serves currently as President of general operations at GLY Construction Inc. He served previously in a variety of positions including Executive Vice President of Operations, Director of Marketing, and Chief Estimator. Ted has over 31 years of construction industry experience with a depth of technical knowledge and a multi sector focus including an extensive resume in healthcare construction.
Herb served previously for the University of Washington Construction Management Advisory board, Little Bit Therapeutic Riding Center board, and the Bellevue Chamber board.
Rajesh Jha, Trustee
As executive vice president of Microsoft’s Experiences and Devices Group, Rajesh Jha leads the team that includes Devices, Windows client, New Experiences and Technology, Enterprise Mobility and Management, and Office Product Group.
Recently he was corporate vice president, leading teams that helped reinvent productivity and collaboration including delivering Office 365 cross platform and through the cloud. Office 365 is one of the fastest-growing commercial services in the industry and is used by businesses, governments and educational institutions worldwide, providing powerful security controls, advanced analytics and voice communication.
Jha started at Microsoft right out of university in 1990. He began his career as a software design engineer, working on various clients, servers and services during his tenure. Jha has a master’s degree in computer science from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst and a bachelor’s degree in computer science from Indian Institute of Technology, Madras.
Tiffany Koenig, Trustee
Tiffany Koenig is a Senior Vice President with U.S. Bank Private Wealth Management in Bellevue. Her 30 years of financial services experience includes wealth management, commercial banking, and mortgage lending.
Tiffany joined the Overlake Medical Center Board of Trustees in 2019 after having served as the Overlake Medical Center Foundation Board’s Chair and Trustee. Past Board of Trustee service includes KidsQuest Children’s Museum, Bellevue Schools Foundation, and PONCHO.
Tiffany grew up in Bellevue, where she currently resides with her husband and two sons. She graduated from the Pacific Coast Banking School and has her bachelor’s degree in political science from the University of Puget Sound.
James Ladd, Trustee
Jim retired from Deloitte, an international accounting and consulting firm, after a 28-year career during which he served as managing partner of the Seattle and Tokyo offices and of firmwide human resources. Since retiring from Deloitte, Jim has held positions as CEO of EnCompass Globalization Inc. (a Japanese-owned software localization company), Senior VP of Bsquare Corporation (a NASDAQ-listed software engineering company), Executive VP of City University of Seattle, and Senior VP of the Institute for Systems Biology (a biomedical research institute), before retiring again.
Jim has been active on corporate, professional and community boards throughout his career. In the recent past he served as board chair of Seattle Children’s Hospital and the Washington Society of CPAS, as the lead independent director of Sparling Inc. (a privately-owned multistate electrical engineering firm), and as a board member of Emeritus Corporation (a New York Stock Exchange company) and the Washington State Board of Accountancy. He also has served as a board member and treasurer of United Way of King County and The Seattle Foundation, among others.
He is a graduate of Duke University and a CPA.
Martha Lee, Trustee
Martha is the current president of Ethnic Chamber of Commerce Coalition for the Greater Seattle Area. She also serves on the board of the Greater Seattle Chinese Chamber of Commerce and was the President for 2014 to 2015. Martha is a 2016 recipient of the President’s Volunteer Service Award from the White House.
Professionally, Martha has over 35 years of financial and management experience. She has held various Senior Vice President and CFO positions with Royal Philips Electronic Corp., including Philips Electronics North America, Philips Lighting in North America, Philips Consumer Communication in Asia Pacific, and Philips Medical Sales and Service Region in North America.
Linda Mahaffey, Trustee
Linda Mahaffey retired in 2012 as vice president of Symetra Life Insurance Company and president for Symetra Securities, Inc. She joined Safeco in 1994 as manager of mutual fund administration. She was appointed AVP of Safeco Services Corp. and Safeco Securities Inc. in 1995, Vice President in 1998 and President in 2004. When Safeco sold the life and investments division, Mahaffey remained with the newly formed company, Symetra Financial Corporation.
Prior to joining Safeco/Symetra, she spent 16 years at Blue Cross of Washington. Mahaffey has a bachelor's degree in education from Central Washington University.
Uma Raghavan, Trustee
Uma is a 25-year veteran technology executive with successful track record of designing, building and operating large web-scale software systems for eBay, Amazon, Microsoft, Walmart and Daimler Chrysler that intersects big data, analytics, machine learning with cloud and distributed computing technologies. She is known for her deep distributed computing expertise and has significant experience leading very large engineering teams that handled data infrastructure supporting large eCommerce websites, building up cloud data platforms, and owning big data analytics of large scale business intelligence and analytics systems. Additionally, she has led charters to build complex webscale backend eCommerce systems such as ordering, payments, fulfillment, supply chain, transportation and logistics.
Uma has a master’s degree in computer science from Wayne State University, Michigan and a Bachelor's in Engineering from BMS College of Engineering, Bangalore, India. She is an active angel investor in the Seattle/San Francisco areas. She holds the highest alumni honor from her alma mater Wayne State University as Distinguished Engineer in Computer Science - 2019, for her 25 year contributions in the field of Computer Science.
Dilip Wagle, Trustee
Dilip Wagle is a Senior Partner in McKinsey & Company’s Seattle office. Over the years he has led McKinsey’s strategy practice for the West Coast and McKinsey’s overall digital strategy effort. Dilip’s primary focus is on strategy and sales and marketing for technology providers including hardware vendors, software players, media and entertainment technology providers, IT services vendors and office automation equipment players.
Dilip holds an MBA from UCLA’s Anderson School, an MS in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of Texas at Austin where he was a Rotary International Scholar, and a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay. Before joining McKinsey, Dilip worked at Microsoft for five years in various product marketing roles.
In addition to Overlake Medical Center, Dilip sits on the board of the local affiliate of the Susan G. Komen Foundation for the fight against breast cancer, and Building Changes, a Seattle-based organization fighting homelessness in Seattle and Washington State. He is married and has a daughter finishing college.
Lisa Wissner-Slivka, Trustee
Lisa has been a Community Volunteer since 1997 and currently serves on the boards of the Wissner-Slivka Foundation and Overlake Medical Center. She previously served on the boards of Bellevue Schools Foundation, The Bush School, Kindering Center, Susan G. Komen for the Cure - Puget Sound, Overlake Medical Center Foundation, Seattle Children's Theatre, Social Venture Partners and Stand for Children Washington State Affiliate. While a member of Social Venture Partners, Lisa served on the Education Grant Committee and chaired the Portfolio Grant Committee.
Lisa spent six years at Microsoft, primarily in Program Management and Product Marketing. She received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Computer Studies from Northwestern University and an MBA from the University of Washington.
Vicente Farinas, MD, Board Member at Large
Vicente Farinas, MD, is board certified in anesthesiology. He completed his medical training from Tulane University School of Medicine and his residency at the University of Washington. He was raised in New Orleans and served as a flight surgeon in the U.S. Air Force. Dr. Farinas has practiced at Overlake since 2003, and is also the chief of the anesthesiology department.