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Eric D. Sipf

Mr. Sipf has more than thirty years of experience running public and private health care services organizations. Retired since 2009, he served as a division president for one of America’s largest managed health care companies, PacifiCare (which was acquired by United Healthcare in 2005). Mr. Sipf is on the Board of Trustees of Association for Choice in Education and a member of the Development Committee for Colorado Uplift. Mr. Sipf is a former President of the Colorado HMO Association and a past board member of the Comprecare Foundation, the Southeast Business Partnership, the South Metro Chamber, Aurora Economic Development Council, BankOne Colorado, The TriZetto Group, Intrado, Northern Trust Bank of Colorado, Imerica Life and Health, The Rocky Mountain Adoption Exchange, The Denver Area Council of the Boy Scouts of America and The Denver Museum of Nature and Science. He was also past Chairman of the Aurora Chamber of Commerce. Mr. Sipf is a graduate of Indiana University and a United States Army veteran having served in Vietnam. As a Certified Public Accountant (inactive), Mr. Sipf’s qualifications for service as a director include his extensive experience in the areas of asset management, finance, accounting, control systems, banking relationships, information technology projects and strategic planning. He also has experience serving on several bank and bank holding company boards and has significant merger and acquisition experience.