Andy Davidson

Andy Davidson is the president of Gallagher Healthcare, where he has responsibility for Gallagher Benefits Services' healthcare vertical, which is comprised of more than 3500 clients and more than 800 consultants and producers.

Before this role, Andy was a managing director with Gallagher Executive Search and Leadership Advisors, where he lead executive searches for healthcare chief executive officers, chief operating officers, chief medical officers and other C-Suite executives.

Andy brings 30 years of experience working with leaders from community hospitals, health systems, physician practices, health plans, healthcare associations, healthcare technology companies and elected officials and policy makers. He built his nationwide network of healthcare leaders on a foundation of mutual trust and respect.

From 2005 though 2019, Andy served as president and CEO of the Oregon Association of Hospitals and Health Systems (OAHHS). OAHHS provides healthcare policy and advocacy leadership for 62 acute care hospitals and health systems. Andy led numerous healthcare initiatives with a focus on quality, patient safety and value.

Andy was a founding board member of the Oregon Health Leadership Council, a collaborative of health systems, health plans and several large physician groups focused on improving efficiency and reducing costs. He served on the board of the Health Forum, the for-profit subsidiary of the American Hospital Association. In addition, he was a founding board member of the Oregon Health Network, a collaborative technology effort that created a dedicated broad-band network connecting all Oregon's hospitals, clinics, pharmacies and public health departments.

Andy was a long-time board member of Central City Concern, a Portland-based nonprofit that owns and operates thousands of supportive housing units and offers healthcare services and job training.

He currently serves on the board of trustees of St. Charles Healthcare, a multi-hospital system based in Bend, Oregon.

Andy received his B.A. in English and Irish literature at the University of New Hampshire. He was later selected to participate in the Harvard Kennedy School of Government's Executive Leadership Symposium on Health Care Policy and Reform, where he worked alongside physicians, executives, and elected officials to rethink our healthcare delivery and payment models.

He and his wife, Margot, split their time between Wilsonville, Oregon and Scottsdale, Arizona.