Right now, there are 37 million Americans living without healthcare insurance. Additionally, almost a third of all Americans, including many who have some form of health insurance, avoid seeking medical treatment because of prohibitive costs. The primary source of care for this enormous group is hospital emergency rooms. As the non-profit arm of Alignment Healthcare, our goal is to foster a culture of proactive care by providing free quality and comprehensive treatment for as many of these people as we can.Services
Many free healthcare providers are localized to a specific region. The Covenant, however, is a dynamic and flexible organization with a national platform. With access to a growing number of fully operational clinics across the country, we are able to hold regularly scheduled health fairs. During each heath fair individuals will have access to a wide range of exceptional healthcare services, public health education, and provided with follow up care options with our many local partners. In order to create a unique experience for our patients and volunteers, we also offer special amenities such as financial planning, free food, children’s games, music entertainment, and legal consultation.Events
We only allow extremely experienced and passionate healthcare professionals to volunteer at our health fairs to ensure the highest quality of care for our patients. The following services are available at each of our health fairs.
Kenton Beshore is senior pastor of Mariners Church, a multi-site, non-denominational church in Irvine, California, where he has served as senior pastor since 1984. Mariners has grown from 250 to over 13,000 people who courageously follow Jesus, serve the community and change culture. His education includes an MA from Talbot Seminary and the Institute of London, where he studied with Dr. John Stott.
Kenton loves the privilege of being a pastor. His greatest joy is being with people at defining moments of their lives. He teaches God’s Word by filtering it through his life and applying it in practical ways.
Kenton lives in Corona del Mar, California, with his wife, Laurie. They have been married for 36 years and have four sons, four daughters-in-law, and four grandchildren.
Scott Reid is chairman of the board of directors of Alignment Healthcare, North Carolina, a health care services company focused on providing population health management services to health systems and provider groups across the country.
Mr. Reid’s current venture is a continuation of a long career in health care. Prior to Alignment he was president and CEO of Renaissance Senior Living, an assisted living facility specializing in dementia/Alzheimer’s, with skilled nursing facilities throughout the western United States. At its peak, Renaissance cared for more than 4,000 seniors in 21 communities and was one of the top 20 providers in the United States. In 2007, Renaissance was sold to Vintage/CalPERS and Brookdale/Fortress.
Prior to Vintage/Renaissance, Mr. Reid was president and CEO of MBK Senior Living, a Mitsui company that owned and operated Assisted/Alzheimer’s Communities throughout California. Mr. Reid acquired the assets of MBK in 1999 and formed the foundation of Renaissance. Prior to MBK, Mr. Reid was president of Southern Assisted Living in Austin, Texas, which developed assisted living communities throughout the southern United States. Mr. Reid started his healthcare carrier at ARV Assisted Living, which now survives as Atria Assisted Living. He served as vice president during the company’s IPO. In addition, he headed up Major Real Estate Asset Liquidation for the FDIC.
His personal endeavors include serving on the Board of Directors of Mariners Church in Irvine, California, where he also participates on both the finance and investment committees. Mr. Reid is also a current member of Memorial Healthcare’s Saddleback Hospital Board of Directors, participating on the finance committee and investment committee. He has been an active member of the Young Presidents Organization (YPO) and World Presidents Organization (WPO) since 1997.
Mr. Reid is an alumnus of Harvard Business School. He received a Bachelor of Science degree from UCLA in environmental studies and a baccalaureate in civil engineering from Long Beach State. While at UCLA, Mr. Reid played on the football team and was awarded all PAC-10 honors.
John Kao is CEO and president of Alignment Healthcare, a health care services company focused on providing population health management services to health systems and provider groups around the country.
Prior to his current venture, he was president of CareMore Medical Enterprises, Inc., the management company that oversaw the CareMore group of companies. Mr. Kao and his partners acquired CareMore in 2006 with CCMP Capital Partners. CareMore is both a health plan and health care delivery system that focuses on serving the health care needs of over 75,000 seniors in nine markets throughout CA, AZ, and NV. In August 2011, Wellpoint, Inc., a national health insurance company with operations in 14 states, acquired CareMore.
Mr. Kao has enjoyed a long career committed to the health care industry and enriching the lives of the individuals it serves. As president of CareMore, Mr. Kao was the executive responsible for leading the growth, development and management of CareMore’s population health infrastructure, which included corporate finance, corporate development, new market development, information technology, real estate, physician practice management, health plan operations, human resources, and the institutional special needs plans business.
Prior to acquiring CareMore, Mr. Kao served as executive vice president at The TriZetto Group, an information technology company serving the health insurance market with over 125 health plans and 250 third-party administrator customers. He has also served as president and CEO of the Ventures Division of PacifiCare Health Systems. He led the growth of PacifiCare’s specialty business units including PacifiCare Behavioral Health, PacifiCare Dental, and Prescription Solutions, the company’s prescription benefit management company. While at PacifiCare, he was the chief financial officer at Secure Horizons USA. His earlier work included mergers and acquisitions with FHP International and investment banking with BancAmerica Securities, Inc.
His personal endeavors included service to the Board of Directors at Gerinet Health Services, one of California’s largest hospices and the Board of Directors of Preferred Diagnostic Imaging, Inc., a state-of-the-art imaging center joint venture between leading Southern California health care providers. Mr. Kao is committed to serving a variety of community non-profit organizations. In 2011, the American Diabetes Association honored Mr. Kao as its Father of the Year in Los Angeles County. Most recently, he has served the last two years as Chairman of the Board of Elders at Mariners Church in Irvine, California.
Mr. Kao received his Bachelor of Science degree from Santa Clara University and his MBA from the UCLA Anderson Graduate School of Management, where he was honored as a Venture Capital Fellow.
Chris Morris is a partner at Nelson+Morris and has 28 years of experience in the commercial real estate development and construction industry. A dynamic leader, Chris oversees personnel recruitment and motivation, as well as long term client relationship development. His career has included health care, hospitality, residential, retail, office, industrial and biotech projects. Chris’s prior professional experience includes a variety of positions such as superintendent, project engineer, project manager, construction director, design and pre-construction manager, regional manager and vice president. He opened and operated offices and projects in California, Nevada, Arizona, Oregon and Washington. Prior positions include president of Huffman West California, and vice president of McCarthy and Howard S. Wright Construction Companies. Chris’s strengths include project programming, design coordination, entitlements, estimating, operations and business development.
Chris has held several positions in community outreach programs including Mariners Medical Outreach, Mexico Homebuilding programs, Haiti reconstruction projects and Africa Renewal Missions.
Paul Schulz is a CEO, “second career” nonprofit leader and philanthropist. Most recently, Paul was the CEO of the American Red Cross, Los Angeles Region, from 2007 through 2013. In those seven years, Paul helped to raise over $100 million, leading a team that strategically focused the Red Cross and engaged new audiences to support its mission of disaster relief and emergency response. His team tripled annual revenue from individuals, foundations and corporations; consolidated nine chapters into one region, saving $8 million annually; and managed a staff of 100 and volunteer team of thousands.
Prior to joining the American Red Cross, Paul led sales and marketing for Overture, acquired by Yahoo for $1.3 billion in 2003. At Overture, Paul helped grow sales from $50 million to over $1 billion in 5 years, and helped the company deal with human resource and management issues during a period of explosive growth.
Prior to Yahoo, Paul was a publisher. He was president of Recycler Classifieds, the largest collection of private party ad newspapers in Los Angeles. He doubled profits and added new titles, helped launch Recycler.com and supported the sale of the Recycler to the Los Angeles Times for $200 million in 1998.
Paul started his career at McKinsey & Company, the global consulting firm. At McKinsey, Paul focused on strategy, organizational development and restructuring while working with clients that included Unilever, NBC and the Los Angeles Times.
Paul earned his master’s in philosophy, politics and economics at Oxford, where he was a Rhodes Scholar and threw the javelin on the varsity track team. Fortunately, no one was hurt.
He was a summa cum laude graduate of Claremont McKenna College, where he earned his Bachelor of Arts in economics, was president of the Claremont Speech & Debate Team and captain, MVP and Academic All-American of the baseball team.
Paul is currently consulting on global philanthropy issues with the UCLA Center for World Health. He serves on the California Community Foundation (CCF) Board of Directors, overseeing $1.3 billion in charitable assets and serving on CCF’s audit and program committees. He has also served on the boards of directors for Goodwill Industries of Southern California, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Los Angeles, the Gould Center at Claremont McKenna College and Nolo Press, a for-profit company focused on legal publishing.
Paul is married with three children and is active in his hometown of La Cañada.
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