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Virginia Mason Welcomes Two New Members to Board of Directors

SEATTLE – (Jan. 25, 2017) –Two leading business executives in the Seattle area have joined the Virginia Mason Health System and Virginia Mason Medical Centers Boards of Directors.

They are:

Asha Sharma Kevin Schemm
Asha Sharma Kevin Schemm
  • Asha Sharma, who is the co-founder, board director and chief operating officer for Porch.com, a home services marketplace. She is a graduate of the University of Minnesota Carlson School of Management.

  • Kevin Schemm, who is senior vice president of supply chain management, finance and business operations, and chief financial officer of Boeing Commercial Airplanes, a unit of The Boeing Co. He holds a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from Kansas State University and a master’s degree in business administration from the University of Washington.

About Virginia Mason Health System
Virginia Mason, founded in 1920, is a nonprofit regional health care system based in Seattle that serves the Pacific Northwest. In the Puget Sound region, the system includes 336-bed Virginia Mason Hospital; a primary and specialty care group practice of more than 500 physicians; regional medical centers in Seattle, Bainbridge Island, Bellevue, Federal Way, Kirkland, Issaquah and Lynnwood; Bailey-Boushay House, the first skilled-nursing and outpatient chronic care management program in the United States designed and built specifically to meet the needs of people with HIV/AIDS; Benaroya Research Institute, which is internationally recognized for autoimmune disease research; and Virginia Mason Institute, which trains health care professionals and others from around the world in the Virginia Mason Production System, an innovative management methodology for continually improving quality, safety and efficiency. Virginia Mason online: VirginiaMason.org.

Virginia Mason Health System also includes Virginia Mason Memorial, a 226-bed hospital serving the Yakima Valley in central Washington since 1950. Memorial online: YakimaMemorial.org

Media Contact:
Gale Robinett
Media Relations Manager
Virginia Mason Health System
(206) 341-1509
gale.robinette@VirginiaMason.org