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PacificSource Welcomes Jim Havens as Chief Sales and Marketing Officer

(Springfield, Ore.) Nov. 9, 2023 — PacificSource Health Plans is pleased to welcome Jim Havens as chief sales and marketing officer. In this role, Havens will serve as a member of PacificSource’s executive leadership team with overall responsibilities for sales, marketing, brand management, communication, and public relations for all lines of business.

Havens brings to this role more than thirty years of executive experience in operations, sales, marketing, and profit and loss accountability across many lines of business. He most recently served in concurrent roles as chief marketing and communications officer and senior vice president group business for Premera Blue Cross of Washington, and prior to those roles, as president and CEO for LifeWise Health Plan of Washington (a Premera company).

“It’s with great pleasure and enthusiasm that I welcome Jim to the PacificSource team,” said PacificSource President and CEO John “Espi” Espinola. “His extensive experience and unwavering dedication to healthcare will not only strengthen our market presence, but also enhance our ability to make a positive impact on the lives of members.”

Havens earned his Bachelor of Arts in political science/administrative studies from the University of California and completed course work in the Masters in public administration program at Lewis and Clark College (Oregon). Outside of the office, Jim enjoys spending time with his two kids and hiking along the Skagit River with his wife and puppy.

Havens will be primarily based out of PacificSource’s Tacoma office.

About PacificSource Health Plans:

PacificSource Health Plans is an independent, not-for-profit community health plan serving the Northwest. Founded in 1933, PacificSource has local offices throughout Idaho, Oregon, Montana, and Washington. The PacificSource family of companies employs more than 1,800 people and serves over 600,000 individuals throughout the Greater Northwest. For more information, visit