Timothy Lash

President, Gary and Mary West Foundation
President, West Health Institute
President & Chair, West Health Policy Center

Tim Lash oversees the development and execution of West Health’s successful aging portfolio across its nonprofit applied medical research, policy and advocacy initiatives, and outcomes-based philanthropy. This work supports the organization’s mission of lowering healthcare costs to enable seniors to successfully age in place with access to high-quality, affordable health and support services that preserve and protect their dignity, quality of life, and independence.

Lash has extensive experience in shaping and advancing innovative and disruptive healthcare models, establishing collaborations across a diverse group of stakeholders and organizations, creating new growth platform strategies, and executing acquisitions/equity investments. Prior to joining West Health, he held leadership roles at Johnson & Johnson and several other healthcare companies.

Lash holds an M.B.A. from New York University’s Stern School of Business, with a concentration in finance and marketing. He earned his B.S. in biology from Union College. Lash also serves on the advisory board of the University of Rochester’s d.health Summit. He also serves on the board of directors for Reflexion Health and The Learning Corporation. Additionally, he is a member of the Drug Selection and Market Trend committees for Civica Rx, a nonprofit generic drug company.