Leslie Carver, MHA
Chief Operating Officer, Executive Vice President,
Leslie Carver serves as chief operating officer and executive vice president of CareQuest Institute for Oral Health. As a member of the executive leadership team, Leslie leads the organizational strategy, integration, and operational efforts across the organization. She also oversees CareQuest Institute’s data and information strategy, project management, marketing, and operations teams. Leslie is focused on building the right organizational infrastructure to support the organization’s intended impact and support the next chapters of growth at CareQuest Institute, CareQuest Innovation Partners, and Delta Dental of Massachusetts.
Leslie has more than 30 years of experience in the health care industry. Before joining CareQuest Institute, Leslie served as executive director of Boston HealthNet, where she led an integrated network of 11 Federally Qualified Health Centers affiliated with Boston Medical Center (BMC). As ACO operations director at BMC, Leslie managed the implementation of MassHealth’s Accountable Care Organization program for more than 115,000 members. She also brings extensive experience with health plans, including leading value-based contracting strategy at Blue Cross Blue Shield of Rhode Island as well as contract management and operations at Tufts Health Plan.
Leslie earned her bachelor’s degree in health management and policy from the University of New Hampshire and her master’s degree in health administration from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.