Ken Betschart

How do your colleagues describe you?

“A dedicated professional who always grasps the big picture but can handle the crucial details.”

Why do you do what you do?

“I’m results-oriented and enjoy conceptualizing, developing and implementing successful solutions. I enjoy teamwork and collaborating with diverse partnerships, and in my career have especially prized the opportunity to lead and coach in a variety of different industries.”


Ken Betschart is the former Director of Operations at Genentech’s Hillsboro Technical Operations facility where he oversaw Supply Chain, Operational Excellence, and Learning Organizations. He was one of the first employees hired at Genentech, Inc. after it decided to establish an Oregon manufacturing site in 2007. Previously, Ken was the Head of Finance for Roche Pharmaceuticals six global drug substance manufacturing operations.

Ken has also served as the Chief Financial Officer of FamilyCare Health Plans, a Portland, Oregon based health insurance company. Ken holds an MBA from the University of Portland, and a Masters Certificate in Supply Chain Management from Penn State University. An outdoor enthusiast, he now lives in Bend with his wife and their yellow labrador, Teton.