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Marybeth Sharpe, Ph.D.

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Marybeth serves as the Chief Operating Officer and Director of Strategy at the Pacific Business Group on Health (PBGH). Marybeth leads PBGH's operations (communications, finance, human resources and information technology), manages corporate strategy development, and facilitates the launch of new PBGH programs, strategies and ventures.

Prior to PBGH, Marybeth directed a $270 million regional healthcare effort at the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation aimed at strengthening the healthcare workforce and improving patient care. She partnered directly with hospitals, medical groups, and payers to design and implement quality improvement, workforce, and transitional care programs. Marybeth led the foundation’s efforts to use data and information technology to improve health outcomes using predictive analytics, remote monitoring, and patient-reported outcomes. Marybeth managed the regional healthcare team with responsibility for communications, outcome measurement, and talent management.

Marybeth served previously as an Associate Principal with McKinsey & Company, where she focused on strategy and operations for media, finance, and governmental organizations. She was a leader in McKinsey’s non-profit practice, serving organizations such as A Better Chance and the Queens Child Guidance Center.

Marybeth holds a PhD in economics from the University of Chicago and a BA from the College of William and Mary.