Scott Coffin
Chief Executive Officer,
Alameda Alliance for Health

Scott Coffin is the Chief Executive Officer for the Alameda Alliance for Health, a public non-profit health plan that serves more than 260,000 residents in Alameda County. Mr. Coffin has worked in health care administration for more than 20 years, and has dedicated the last 8 years to integrating Medicare and Medicaid services, improving access to care, and implementing quality improvement programs.  Mr. Coffin has also worked with the underserved and aging populations throughout his tenure as a health care administrator, and continues to expand his career to innovate community-focused partnerships to address unmet needs and improve the overall quality of life, by improving health and health outcomes among underserved and aging members. 

Prior to joining the Alliance, Mr. Coffin served as the Executive Director for Anthem Blue Cross, Northern CA and oversaw the operations for 500,000 Medi-Cal members in 18 urban and rural counties in Northern California.  Mr. Coffin founded the DeSante Group LLC, a health care consulting firm that delivered Medicaid integration services to senior leaders at state health agencies, health plans, hospitals and physician groups. He also has held leadership positions with the Health Plan of San Joaquin, Blue Shield of California, Sutter Health Hospitals, and Vision Service Plan.  Mr. Coffin earned his degree in business administration at California State University in San Bernardino, and continued his professional development and education at Dartmouth College Tuck School of Business.