Sebastien Laroche is an experienced professional in healthcare management, strategy and public policy with a passion for improving the health and well-being of Texans. Currently, he works at Methodist Healthcare Ministries advocating for uninsured and vulnerable populations in need of health care services. He is experienced in leveraging the role of government, public system financing and community involvement to address pressing healthcare issues.
He also has a talent for analyzing problems and finding innovative solutions. While at MD Anderson Cancer Center, he participated in the implementation of several value-based pilot programs designed to improve the quality of care delivered to patients while reducing the cost of care.
Sebastien is a self-starter and proven decision maker that positively influences others. He founded The Society for Nonprofit Leadership Development while in graduate school to train university staff and students on the skills necessary to create, sustain and manage successful nonprofit organizations. He has also served as the Chancellor of his local Knights of Columbus chapter where he undertook several charitable endeavors and promoted the religious, social and cultural growth of his community.
Sebastien is a graduate from the University of Texas at San Antonio and the UTHealth School of Public Health where he earned a Master's of Business Administration and a Master's of Public Health, respectively.
He is fluent in French and Spanish and lived abroad in France and Ecuador. In his spare time, he is an avid cyclist and fisherman.