Areas of Expertise
Areas of expertise include: market and competitor analysis, business plan development, portfolio analysis, sales force sizing and structuring, business model assessment and development of strategic partnerships.
- Health Sectors
- Digital Health, Healthcare Delivery
Member - Advisory Board
Health 2.0 Twin Cities | October 2011 - Current
Director - Business Development
North Memorial Health Care | November 2011 - Current
Lead business development efforts for a $750 million healthcare provider. Responsible for supporting the executive leadership team through the development of growth strategies, negotiating agreements with care and technology partners, and developing business cases for new sites and services.
Mentor - HealthXL
Startupbootcamp | February 2013 - Current
Serve as mentor to healthcare start-ups by leveraging expertise of US healthcare system.
Vita Strategic Consulting LLC | February 2011 - Current
Consultant to early stage healthcare companies.
WBT Innovation Marketplace | January 2010 - Current
Mentor healthcare start-ups participating in an annual innovation showcase event.
Member - Advisory Board
Inspiration Medical Technology | January 2013 - March 2014
Served as advisor to medical technology company bringing innovative products to the healthcare consumer market.
AgileMedicine, LLC | October 2011 - March 2014
Served as advisor to emerging healthcare data management and analytics company.
Director, Strategic Planning and Business Development
Allina Hospitals and Clinics | March 2007 - February 2011
• Worked with members of Executive Leadership Team on strategic development efforts at corporate and business unit levels for $3 billion healthcare services company. • Developed market, financial and strategic analysis for potential joint ventures, acquisitions and strategic partnerships. Areas of focus include health care continuum strategies, technology-enabled care platforms, and collaborations with other care providers. • Worked with CEO and board of directors committee to develop, launch and provide interim leadership to Center for Healthcare Innovation which focused on population health management and supporting research and innovation.
Teltech | December 1998 - Current 1999
Senior Director - Strategic Planning
VHA, Inc. | February 1997 - October 2006
Provided strategic planning for a $500 million national alliance of approximately 2000 hospitals and other healthcare organizations, representing approximately 25% of all health providers in the country. • Worked with Finance on long-term financial plan, company business model and corporate valuation. • Improved value of the company’s product portfolio by leading a cross-functional team to develop and implement models to better focus business development efforts. • Developed competitive intelligence process to enhance understanding of position in the market. • Conducted consulting engagements with member organizations on strategic plan development, financial modeling of capacity expansion, and evaluation of service lines. • Developed research studies on healthcare financing trends, role of the healthcare consumer, provider collaboration models, and impact of advances in technology.
Arthur Andersen | December 1995 - Current 1997
ZS Associates | December 1990 - Current 1993
University of Minnesota
MBA | Strategy, Marketing | 1993 - 1995
University of Minnesota - Carlson School of Management
MBA | Strategy and Marketing | 1993 - 1995
University of Wisconsin-Madison
BA | Economics, Political Science | 1986 - 1990