USC Price School of Public Policy

Marcia Manker

Marcia Manker

Orange Coast Memorial Medical Center

Marcia Manker has served as CEO of Orange Coast Memorial Medical Center, a 224-bed, not-for-profit acute care hospital in Fountain Valley since 2002 and her career includes more than 20 years of health care leadership in Orange County.

As CEO of Orange Coast Memorial, Ms. Manker oversees all hospital operations, strategy development and business initiatives. She has been instrumental in the implementation of the Orange Coast Memorial Foundation, a critical fund-raising component of the hospital’s not-for-profit mission. Ms. Manker has led the hospital to become a distinguished provider of full-service and quality health care to the community it serves and Orange Coast Memorial’s 40 percent increase in patient admissions over the last five years are directly attributable to her leadership.

As a result of Ms. Manker’s dedication, Orange Coast Memorial has developed several centers of excellence including the MemorialCare Cancer Center at Orange Coast, a newly opened inpatient oncology unit and comprehensive cancer program, the MemorialCare Center for Obesity and surgical weight-loss program, a state-of-the-art cardiovascular center and the renowned MemorialCare Breast Center.

Ms. Manker resides in Huntington Beach with her husband and twin daughters and is actively involved with the National Charity League, Pacific Coast Chapter.