Vice President and Chief Operations Officer
Leslie Pels-Beck joined Sharp Health Plan as Manager of Customer Service in 1999, after seven years in the health care industry. She moved into the role of Chief Operations Officer in 2001 and was named Vice President in 2005. Leslie is responsible for customer service, appeals and grievances, enrollment and eligibility, fulfillment and business operations, website functionality, regulatory affairs and government contracts.
Leslie graduated from San Diego State University with a Master of Public Health degree. She worked as a program manager and teacher for the developmentally disabled at Vista Hill Foundation, and also served as an administrative analyst for the County of San Diego Department of Health Services. Leslie has served the community on the boards of the Community Health Improvement Partners, the Arc of San Diego Foundation and the Developmental Services Continuum.