LuAnn Aakhus brings 40 years of experience in healthcare management, operations and business development, physician and health plan partnerships, strategic planning,entrepreneurship, patient and caregiver education programs, hospital device, medical products sales and service. Most recently, she was a Vice President and General Manager at Landmark Health where she led operations and market expansion of home based primary care for the Oregon and Northern California markets. She also has prior experience as the Vice President and General Manager starting up the Southeast Asia market at Davita Kidney Care where she made deals and scaled the operation from ground up to 40 clinics in 3 years. Prior to DaVita, she co-founded and managed a hospital device sales and service company that she ran for 10 years. LuAnn started up a couple of other businesses in her early years, an aerobics exercise company and her own Bed & Breakfast. She holds a Bachelor's degree in Biology & Chemistry from Augustana University, MBA from St. Mary's of California. She began her healthcare career as a Registered Medical Technologist with the Indian Health Service in South Dakota.