Vice President, Strategic Services
St. Joseph Health
Paul Ohta serves as the vice president of strategic services for St. Joseph
Health, a $6 billion not-for-profit health system consisting of 16 hospitals
and serving communities in three states, with leadership over strategic
planning and business development for the health system. This role includes
management of the Integrated Strategic and Financial Planning process,
acquisitions, joint ventures, and other business transactions to support
St. Joseph Health’s network of care and portfolio diversification.
Additionally, Ohta has oversight of the internal consulting, market and
data analytics, and business intelligence functions for the organization.
Prior to joining the Strategic Services department in 2009, Ohta managed
the financial reporting, financial planning and analysis, and financial
systems functions for St. Joseph Health for 10 years. He has over 20 years
of healthcare experience in the areas of strategy, business development
Ohta also serves as a member on the board of trustees and finance committee
for St. Joseph Hospital in Eureka, CA and Redwood Memorial Hospital in
Fortuna, CA. He holds a MBA and BA in Finance from California State University,
Fullerton, and is Green Belt certified in Toyota Production System (Lean).