Betsy Jones, MBA MSW
Betsy Jones brings 25 years of experience working collaboratively with health and human services partners across Washington to transform publicly funded systems of care and advance cross-sector initiatives. Her experience spans community health, community-based nonprofits, managed care, and government. She has guided policy priorities through government and legislative processes and has facilitated cross-sector partnerships with leaders within state and local government, health plans, physical and behavioral health care delivery systems, and community agencies to ensure the success of high-profile, multi-sector initiatives.
As the managing principal of HMA’s Seattle office, Betsy provides leadership and strategic focus to client engagements. Her areas of expertise include health and human services policy, strategic planning, systems design, health care integration, collaboration and facilitation, and project leadership.
Prior to HMA, Betsy served as the health and human potential policy advisor to the King County executive for five years. In this role, she spearheaded the success of integrated policy initiatives to advance King County’s strategic plan and improve the health and well-being of King County residents.
Betsy also worked as the director of product development at the not-for-profit Community Health Plan of Washington and was responsible for program development, innovation, and behavioral health integration. In this capacity, she oversaw the design and implementation of a state-wide, evidence-based, innovative healthcare program that integrated primary care, mental health, and substance use services for high-risk members.
Betsy earned a Master of Social Work from the University of Washington and a Master of Business Administration from the Thunderbird School of Global Management. She received a bachelor’s degree in Spanish and economics from Albion College.