Mentor Spotlight – David Bettencourt, MSHCA

Current Position: Program Manager – Practice Support, John Muir Health

Background and Education: Sacramento born, raised in the Bay Area. Bachelor’s degree in exercise biology from UC Davis and master’s degree in Health Care Administration from CSU East Bay. Experience in homecare, inpatient nursing administration (staffing), and ambulatory care settings. Currently working as a program manager supporting ambulatory practice business operations for John Muir Health in Walnut Creek, CA. Please see my LinkedIn profile.

Philosophy: My philosophy is that we all have gifts and strengths that develop over time. We can utilize the combination of these talents and accumulate experiences that eventually help us grow into the next position that we might take. Many successful people are not necessarily sure of the next job or jobs in their career path, but my hope is to be able to help people recognize their strengths and experiences to travel a path that suits them and that ultimately provides them satisfaction with their career trajectory. I also want people to develop the ability to enjoy life and achieve personal ambitions.

Focus: Students and early careerists

Coach-Mentor Services: One time coaching on resume proof reading, cover letter, LinkedIn profile review, job search tips, salary negotiation; ongoing Mentoring for career development

Availability: Once a month mentoring either over the phone or in person

Contact:, (916) 990-1725