Cheryl M. Scott
Cheryl Scott Chief Operating Officer of the Gates Foundation.
"Chief Operating Officer Cheryl Scott oversees the foundation's Legal, Security, Human Resources, Foundation Advocacy, Finance & Administration, Financial Analysis & Planning, Information Technology, and Impact Assessment & Improvement teams. She joined the foundation in June 2006.
"Before joining the foundation, Scott served for seven years as president and CEO of the Seattle-based Group Health Cooperative, one of the oldest and most respected integrated health-care systems in the U.S. She had also served as that organization’s executive vice president and chief operating officer. Scott is also a clinical professor in the Department of Health Services at the University of Washington, where she teaches a graduate seminar on leading complex adaptive systems. Her family has lived in the Seattle area for four generations." 
"Cheryl Scott is president emerita of Group Health Cooperative, one of the nation's largest consumer-governed health care systems. She served as president and CEO from 1997-2004, and had also served as regional vice president and executive vice president/chief operating officer. She joined the organization in 1979."