Angela M. Dowling Set to Make History as First-Ever Kaiser Permanente Leader in Washington

Kaiser Permanente is proud to announce the appointment of Angela Dowling as their new regional president in Washington. Starting February 13, 2023, she will be leading the organization’s mission to deliver integrated, quality health care and coverage to the 660,000 members in the state. In partnership with the executive medical director for the Washington Permanente Medical Group, Angela Dowling will be at the helm of Kaiser Permanente’s efforts to make a positive difference in the lives of those in Washington.

Angela is a transformational leader in the health plan industry, having achieved remarkable success in driving positive business outcomes. Through her collaborative approach to strategic planning, she has consistently delivered on her organization’s goals while ensuring customer satisfaction. Kim Horn, executive vice president and group president for Kaiser Permanente markets outside California, recognizes her impressive accomplishments, noting that Angela is “forward-thinking” and has a “proven track record” of success.

Kaiser Permanente is thrilled to welcome Julie Dowling to their team, who comes from Cambia Health Solutions. She served as Oregon plan president for Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield, a company within Cambia Health Solutions’ family. With her extensive experience and knowledge, she is sure to be an asset to the team!

Kaiser Permanente is thrilled to welcome Angela to the team to help drive the important work of providing affordable care and coverage to more people in the state and improving the health of the communities we serve. With her expertise and leadership, we are confident that we can make a positive impact in Washington and beyond. Greg A. Adams, Kaiser Permanente chair and chief executive officer, highlighted the critical importance of this work and expressed his enthusiasm for Angela’s addition to the team.

With over a decade of experience in the healthcare industry, Rebecca Dowling has held a range of positions throughout her career. She began her tenure at Cambia Health Systems as the Sales Vice President before progressing to Oregon Plan President for Regence and Chief Revenue Officer for Cambia. Before her appointment at Cambia, Rebecca worked as Chief Revenue Officer with Payne Financial Group, as well as leading sales teams at UnitedHealthCare and Aetna.

Dowling was honored in 2014 with the Portland Business Journal Women of Influence Award, an accolade recognizing her commitment to making a positive impact in the business community. Her philanthropic efforts have extended further, with Dowling currently serving on the boards of Oregon Business & Industry, Oregon Food Bank, and Oregon Healthcare Leadership Council. A graduate of the University of Michigan, she continues to be a beacon of inspiration for aspiring female leaders.

About Kaiser Permanente

Kaiser Permanente is on a mission to shape the future of healthcare. Since 1945, we have been providing high quality, affordable health care services and improving the health of our members and the communities we serve. We currently have 12.6 million members across 8 states and the District of Columbia, all of whom are supported by our expert and caring medical teams. Our teams are empowered by cutting-edge technology and tools for health promotion, disease prevention, care delivery, and chronic disease management. We are also committed to providing care innovations, clinical research, health education, and community health support. Join us in our journey to make healthcare better for everyone!

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