Our Board

COPIC's Board of Directors consists of physicians and non-physician professionals who work with the COPIC management team to guide COPIC forward.

  • Determine COPIC's mission and purpose
  • Select executive staff through an appropriate process, provide guidance and review their performance
  • Ensure effective organizational planning
  • Ensure adequate resources and manage them effectively
  • Define and monitor programs and services
  • Enhance COPIC's public image
  • Serve as a court of appeal
  • Assess its own performance

Chairman and CEO

Ted J. Clarke, M.D.

Dr. Clarke became the Chairman/CEO of COPIC Companies in March 2005. Prior to joining COPIC, he worked for nearly 20 years in a partnership with Western Orthopedics, and today, he continues to volunteer his medical services at Denver Health. Dr. Clarke received his bachelor's and master's degrees from Brown University, and earned his medical degree from the University of Colorado. He completed his residency in orthopedics at North Carolina Baptist Hospital/Wake Forest University. Dr. Clarke served as the Chair of the Physician Insurance Association of America's Board of Directors and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons. In addition, he is active in state and local affairs, having served as Chair of the Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce Health Care Committee.


Steven A. Rubin

Mr. Rubin joined COPIC in March 2000 as Chief Financial Officer and was named President in early 2001. Prior to joining COPIC, he was the President and Chief Executive Officer of FirstCity Financial and also served as CEO and part owner of MortgagePlus, a Denver-based national mortgage company. Mr. Rubin has more than 25 years of executive experience in the areas of financial management, operations and strategic planning. He graduated with a bachelor's degree from Bowling Green University and received his master’s degree in Finance from Northwestern University’s Kellogg Graduate School of Management.

Internal Medicine—Denver, CO

Ray N. Blum, M.D.

Piper Jaffray (Retired)—Denver, CO

Linda Ann Clark

Radiology—Denver, CO

Matthew Fleishman, M.D.

Family Medicine—Steamboat Springs, CO

Brian C. Harrington, M.D., M.P.H., FAAFP

Emergency Medicine—Greenwood Village, CO

Stephen R. Hoffenberg, M.D., FACEP

Orthopaedic/Hand Surgery—Denver, CO

Davis K. Hurley, M.D.

Cardiovascular Surgery—Denver, CO

Richard K. Parker, M.D.

Delta Dental of Colorado—Denver, CO

Kathryn A. "Kate" Paul

Family Medicine—Grand Junction, CO

Jennifer A. Roller, M.D.

Vascular Surgery—Denver, CO

Alan Synn, M.D., FACS

Ophthalmology—Omaha, NE

Peter J. Whitted, M.D., J.D

Obstetrics & Gynecology—Lakewood, CO

Gerald Zarlengo, M.D.

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