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Timshel Tarbet

Chief Equity Officer, Providence Health Plan

Timshel Tarbet serves as Providence Health Plan’s Chief Equity Officer, leading health equity initiatives and diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) across the organization. In driving Providence Health Plan’s commitment to advancing true population health, Timshel ensures health equity is integrated into all facets of the enterprise and strategy. She is also responsible for grounding Providence Health Plan’s culture and experience in principles of DEI, and aligning efforts with Providence’s Mission, Values, and Vision. A purpose-driven, visionary leader, Timshel brings her experience and passion to champion equity and health for all.

Throughout her career, Timshel has been instrumental in leading business excellence, DEI strategy, growth strategies, and strengthening corporate culture and diversity. Timshel joined Providence Health Plan in June 2023 from SCAN Health Plan. Prior to that, she held leadership roles at Cambia Health Solutions in both compensation and performance strategy, and as a human resources partner. She served our country and built her professional foundation as a staff sergeant in the United States Air Force.

Timshel actively supports her community and has served as a board member for Catholic Charities, president of the Board for Candlelighters for Children with Cancer, and community board member for the Clackamas County Compensation Committee. She is a respected thought leader on business excellence, DEI, and culture-building, presenting at national events and conferences including HLTH 2022, The Impact Summit, and the Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy. Timshel holds a Master of Business Administration and bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of Phoenix, as well as numerous certifications in compensation, risk management, and strategy.