LifeCenter Leadership

Executives

Kevin J. O’Connor
Kevin J. O’Connor
President & CEO
Collaborative leadership, teamwork, and innovation have flourished at LifeCenter Northwest since Kevin O’Connor joined in January 2010. He is committed to leading LifeCenter Northwest to greater heights by collaborating with some of the best hospitals and transplant programs in the country. Kevin brings a wealth of knowledge and experience, having worked in the field since 1983.

Kevin is guiding LifeCenter Northwest to save more lives by challenging the status quo, using data to drive planning and implementation, and setting the standard of working hard and enjoying the journey. When asked what inspires him most about his job, Kevin says, “working with remarkable people who are passionate about helping others in need—and knowing that together, we are making a difference.”
Dominic Adorno
Dominic Adorno
Vice President, Clinical Operations
Dominic is a versatile leader with more than two decades of experience in health care and organ donation. Adorno will oversee clinical operations including organ and tissue donation services and interdepartmental collaboration to help save and heal more lives each year.
Megan Clark
Megan Clark
Vice President Communications and Strategic Relations
Megan is a seasoned professional dedicated to promoting positive relationships between partner organizations, customers, and the community. Her talent for building teams with integrity and inspiring staff with a vision is propelling the organization to new heights. Megan is committed to saving more lives through innovative programs and quality relationships. Having worked in donation since 2004, coupled with experience in public relations and marketing, she brings extensive experience to the LifeCenter Northwest team.
Anna Rawlings
Anna Rawlings
General Counsel and Vice President Administration
A Washington state native and graduate of Harvard Law School, Rawlings brings over a decade of health law experience to the organization, including work at Ropes & Gray LLP, Boston Children’s Hospital, and Davis Wright Tremaine LLP. Rawlings provides counsel to LifeCenter Northwest and its board of directors, as well as oversight of the organization’s Quality and Regulatory Affairs and Human Resources Departments. This executive guidance will help ensure appropriate consideration of legal matters and risk reduction related to the organization’s mission and goals.

Leadership

Kris Breton
Kris Breton
Director, Finance and Accounting
Susan Cameron
Susan Cameron
Director, Clinical and Family Services
Personal Statement: There is no experience more awe-inspiring than witnessing the bravery and altruism of donor families choosing to save lives through organ & tissue donation, even in the midst of their own tragedy. I am so fortunate to be able to contribute to LifeCenter’s mission, as we continually strive for excellence in this process that provides hope and comfort to recipients and donor families alike.
Sean Farragher
Sean Farragher
Director, Quality and Regulatory Affairs
Personal Statement: Simply put, a good day's work at LifeCenter translates directly into a life being saved or improved. It means a family is offered a light in a very dark place. It’s a very important job.
Catherine Hankins
Catherine Hankins
Director, Tissue Donation Services
Personal Statement: Working in the world of organ and tissue donation is continually humbling and amazingly rewarding every day. I am incredibly lucky to work at LifeCenter Northwest where I am able to help save and improve lives through the gifts and generosity of our tissue donors and their families. What an awesome experience to know at the end of the day I have made a difference.
Rachel Houck
Rachel Houck
Director, Hospital Development
Personal Statement: It is a rare opportunity to go to work and help make something good come from something tragic. I am honored to be part of a team that provides a small ray of light to our donor families during their darkest days. I am constantly inspired by the generosity and courage of our donor families.
Bart Smith
Bart Smith
Director, Human Resources
Personal Statement: If I do my job well, awesomeness happens, meaning we hire, retain and develop our employees in an environment that truly supports and empowers our employees. I believe HR is the steward of the company culture helping protect and shape an essential part of organizational success. I’m thrilled and honored to be entrusted with that responsibility at LifeCenter Northwest.
Candy Wells
Candy Wells
Director, Organ Utilization
Personal Statement: I am humbled by having the opportunity to work with an inspiring, dedicated group of tireless people; driven by the mission of offering hope and solace to grieving families, and hope and life to the recipients of their precious gifts. Today and everyday I am reminded of how thankful I am to have the privilege to be part of an organization that shares the gift of life.