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Bob Carlile
Robert Carlile

SEATTLE – (July 10, 2018) — Robert (Bob) Carlile, a retired certified public accountant and Seattle resident, has joined the Virginia Mason Health System and Virginia Mason Medical Center boards of directors.

During a 39-year career in public accounting, he worked with clients in industries such as retail, distribution, forest products, airlines, high-tech, life sciences and manufacturing. His appointment to the Virginia Mason boards was effective in May 2018.

Carlile is also a member of the board of directors at MicroVision, Inc., a laser-beam scanning technology company, and he sits on the board of directors of the Northwest Chapter of the National Association of Corporate Directors.

He previously served on the University of Washington’s Foster School of Business Advisory Board; the Seattle Public Library Foundation Board of Directors; and the Greater Seattle Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors.

Carlile earned a bachelor of business administration degree in accounting from Boise State University in Idaho.

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; outpatient medical facilities and services in Seattle, Bainbridge Island, Bellevue, Edmonds, Federal Way, Kirkland, Issaquah and Lynnwood; Bailey-Boushay House, the first skilled-nursing and outpatient chronic care management program in the United States designed 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 Health System also includes Virginia Mason Memorial, a 226-bed hospital serving Yakima Valley in central Washington since 1950.

Media Contact:
Gale Robinette
Media Relations Manager
Virginia Mason Health System
(206) 341-1509

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