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Tom Becker
Managing Director & Senior Advisor


Tom Becker is a Managing Director & Senior Advisor in the Physician Services practice of Integrated Healthcare Strategies, a division of Gallagher Benefit Services, Inc.  His 30 years of healthcare experience includes administrator positions at hospitals, medical groups, and IPAs.  His healthcare experience also includes information technology consulting and management.

He held the post of Vice President, Chief Operating Officer at the Santa Barbara Medical Foundation Clinic, a multispecialty group in Santa Barbara, California.  He was responsible for clinic operations, including all support staff and delivery sites.

He was formerly Administrator of Buenaventura Medical Clinic, Inc., as well as president and CEO of Buenaventura Medical Management Co. for over 10 years.  In addition to his bottom line responsibilities, he directed and managed practice merger and acquisition activities.  He developed the organization into a fully capitated, managed-care medical group.

Mr. Becker also held the position of Chief Administrative Officer at Bakersfield Family Medical Center, Bakersfield, California.

Prior to his administrative roles in medical groups, he was an Associate Director and Assistant Dean at the University of California San Diego Medical Center (UCSD).  He directed the Information Systems at the Scripps Clinic and Research Foundation in La Jolla, Calif.  He served as a Senior Consultant with Information Associates, Inc. of Rochester, New York.  He provided consulting support to a number of clients in New York City, including the Cornell University Medical School, as well as the Rockefeller University.

He attended the Rochester Institute of Technology in Rochester, New York, and has his degree in electrical engineering.

Tom Becker works out of the Palm Springs office and can be contacted at tom.becker@ihstrategies.com, or at 702.638.0364

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