Seattle (July 8, 2020) – Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA) announced that Paula Rosput Reynolds will
become chair of its Board of Directors. Reynolds takes the helm of the SCCA board from Karen Glover,
who served as chair since 2018.
“We are delighted to welcome Paula as our board chair, and thank Kari for her important service in this
role,” said Nancy Davidson, MD, President and Executive Director of SCCA. “Kari became chair of our
board during a critical era in SCCA’s growth. She saw our organization through many changes as well as
the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic, and we are grateful to her for her contributions. Paula has the
experience and skills to help SCCA continue to build upon the momentum that Kari helped us to
establish and expand the many ways we drive innovations in cancer research and care and support
patients across this region and throughout the nation.”
Reynolds, who currently serves as CEO of Preferwest, LLC, was appointed to SCCA’s Board of Directors in
2018. An experienced board member, she is a past chair and trustee on the Fred Hutch Board of
Trustees and serves as a board member of several public companies in the United States and the United
Kingdom. In 2014, Reynolds was named Public Company Director of the Year by the National Association
of Corporate Directors Northwest Chapter. She also was awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award at
the national level in the same year. She earned her Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Wellesley
Reynolds’ previous positions include Chair, President and CEO of Safeco Corporation (Fortune 500
property and casualty insurance company that in 2008 was acquired by Liberty Mutual Insurance
Group); Vice Chair and Chief Restructuring Officer for American International Group; and Chair,
President and CEO of AGL Resources Inc. (operator of natural gas infrastructure in the U.S.). She also led
a subsidiary of Duke Energy Corporation (merchant operator of electricity generation).
Glover has served on the SCCA board of directors since 2014. Under her leadership, SCCA established
itself as a leading cancer care center in the state of Washington providing state-of-the-art patient
centered care through advanced clinical trial treatment options and locations of services. She has
provided Board leadership oversight for launching a major expansion of SCCA’s clinic at South Lake
Union, which will allow the organization to serve more cancer patients and add to the treatments and
services it provides. She also helped to establish SCCA’s critical path during the COVID-19 pandemic,
ensuring that important milestones were achieved that would allow the organization to continue to
serve patients while preventing the spread of infection.
Seattle Cancer Care Alliance brings together the leading research teams and cancer specialists from Fred Hutch, Seattle Children’s and UW Medicine — one extraordinary group whose sole purpose is the pursuit of better, longer, richer lives for our patients. Based in Seattle’s South Lake Union neighborhood, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance has nine clinical care sites in the region, including a medical oncology clinic at EvergreenHealth in Kirkland; hematology/medical oncology and infusion services at Overlake Medical Center in Bellevue, medical and radiation oncology clinics at UW Medical Center - Northwest Seattle and medical oncology services at SCCA Issaquah, as well as Network affiliations with hospitals in five states. For more information about SCCA, visit seattlecca.org.