Vice President, Hawaii Operations
Mark Fukuhara is Vice President of Operations for HMA at its Honolulu office and has over 25 years of leadership experience in the healthcare and insurance industries.
Mark oversees the day-to-day operations of the HMA office in Honolulu. He is responsible to achieve annual performance and operational goals of the office encompassing compliance, financial, operational and client/member services. Mark leads the Honolulu team’s effort to retain current clients and add new clients while ensuring client satisfaction via superior service levels and providing extraordinary value for the cost of services rendered.
Prior to joining HMA, Mark was the President of Akamai Benefit Consultants LLC, which provided management consulting services for various health plans in Hawaii including UHA, HMAA, Family Health Hawaii, AlohaCare and Ohana Health Plan. In addition, Akamai Benefit Consultants represented several mainland based companies doing business in the islands.
Mark’s senior management experience includes serving as the health and benefits practice leader for Aon Consulting’s Honolulu office, executive director of the Washington Counties Insurance Fund which is a multi-employer trust fund in Olympia, Washington, administrator of the Hawaii Employer-Union Health Benefits Trust Fund (EUTF), COO of Royal Insurance Agency, COO of Hawaii Dental Service and CEO of Kahuku Hospital. Mark also has held middle management positions at HMSA and Straub Clinic & Hospital.
Mark has a Bachelor’s degree in Biology from the University of California, Riverside and a Master’s Degree in Public Policy from Harvard University.