President and Chief Executive Officer
Melissa Hayden-Cook has more than 20 years of experience in the health care industry, starting her career at Sharp HealthCare as Senior Vice President of Marketing. Since joining the Sharp family, she has held a seat on Sharp Health Plan’s Board of Directors and has been the President and CEO of Sharp Health Plan since 2005.
A native San Diegan and University of San Diego graduate, Melissa is passionate about making a difference in San Diego’s health care landscape. She has led a pronounced, organization-wide effort to make high-quality, health care accessible to San Diegans. In addition, Melissa sits on the boards of numerous non-profit health-related organizations, and has been recognized for her work in the health care industry.
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