Veteran Guam Health Insurance Executive Francis Santos has been named Chief Financial Officer [CFO] at Guam Regional Medical City.
Chief Executive Officer Margaret Bengzon announced the appointment saying “We are very pleased that Francis has agreed to join our team. He brings with him a deep knowledge of the island’s health insurance industry and a wealth of valuable experience in public service on Guam.”
Santos will oversee the fiscal management of the new hospital as well as its communications and marketing efforts.
“I am honored to be a part of this important project,” said Santos. “GRMC will provide all of us with improved health care choices and change the face of health care on Guam for the better.”
Santos has spent his career in the insurance industry, focusing on group health plans. In 1988 he helped establish the StayWell Health Plan, eventually rising to become Plan Administrator, as well as President and CEO of Island Home Insurance Company.
Santos is also known for his strong commitment to community service. He has served three terms as a Senator in the 23rd, 24th and 25th Guam Legislatures. He currently serves as Vice Chairman of the Consolidated Commission on Utilities and he is Chairman of the Board of Trustees at the iLearn Academy Charter School.
Santos was born and raised on Guam. He is a graduate of Seattle University and has a MBA in Health Management from Loma Linda University.