HEALTHBRIDGE LEADERSHIP TEAM
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Greg continues to center his business interests on the consumerist movement in healthcare with the co-founding of HealthBridge, an insurtech company focused on providing financial solutions for all the parties with a stake in the healthcare equation. Prior to HealthBridge, Greg was an early investor and Executive VP Corporate Strategy at RespondWell, a telemedicine startup sold to Zimmer Biomet in 2016 (NYSE and SIX: ZBH). Greg is also the founder of MedDirect, Inc., a healthcare revenue cycle management company acquired by MedNax, Inc. (NYSE: MD). He is graduate of Hope College in Holland, MI. Greg is always on the hunt for the perfect fly fishing location and never misses his daily run.
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Amy has over 25 years of experience working in the healthcare industry as both an employee benefits attorney and as a business builder. Prior to HealthBridge, Amy was General Counsel and Executive Vice President of Product Development at RespondWell, a telemedicine startup sold to Zimmer Biomet in 2016(NYSE and SIX: ZBH). Amy was also General Counsel and Chief Marketing Officer for the largest US radiology practice. Prior, Amy spent a decade as Associate General Counsel and later Vice President of Product Development for Priority Health, one of Michigan’s leading health insurance plans. Amy is the author of the great American novel – “HSA’s for Dummies” and holds a J.D. from the University of Michigan Law School and a B.A. from the University of Chicago. Amy can usually be found at her kids’ sporting events or cooking with her husband.
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Tim has spent the last 18 years focused on emerging technologies and helping global companies scale to meet the demands of a consumer-centric digital ecosystem. Prior to HealthBridge, Tim provided strategy, thought leadership and executive program management for leading branded manufactures such as Harley-Davidson, Wilson Sporting Goods, Kohl’s Department Stores, Ugg, ASICS and Payless Shoe Source. He is a graduate of Central Michigan University. Tim also builds things in his spare time, including log cabins and handcrafted furniture made of pallets.
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Aaron has spent his career in financial services, working in a variety of analytical and strategic roles. Prior to joining HealthBridge, Aaron worked at William Blair in Chicago, IL, focusing on the consumer sector. Before William Blair, Aaron co-founded AMCL Ventures, an event-management and merchandising company. Aaron began his career at Grosvenor Capital Management in Chicago, IL, where he focused on fixed income and equity investments, as well as strategic initiatives. He graduated with a BBA in finance and strategy from the Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan. Aaron rarely stops thinking about capital markets, even when he’s not at work, but enjoys golf, skiing, football and philosophizing over a cold beer (or two).
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With more than 31 years of healthcare industry experience in both the provider and payer segments, Jim has successfully lead organizations with solid execution of strategic planning, business growth, operational efficiencies, automation and improved customer experience. Prior to joining HealthBridge, Jim was the Senior Vice President of Healthcare for HighPoint Solutions and spent 14 years as Chief Information Officer and Vice President of Enterprise Operations at Priority Health. Jim was also a Manager with Ernst & Young, LLC, and worked a decade at Henry Ford Health System. Jim has been an adjunct instructor at Grand Valley State University in the MBA program, and earned his bachelor’s degree at Wayne State University. He has authored numerous publications in the healthcare industry and is the chapter author of the Essentials of Managed Health Care, 4th and 6th editions. During his free time, you can find him enjoying the lake, riding ATVs or on the skeet field.
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Dr. Hurt has over 25 years of experience in healthcare, spending the majority of her career as a radiologist in a large Ohio-based private practice. She has also served as an independent consultant to numerous healthcare organizations, including the Michigan Health Endowment Fund, and has been a popular speaker and author on topics such as healthcare access, affordability, and moving underserved populations to financial self-sufficiency. Additionally, Dr. Hurt has been exploring how insurance benefit design and cash-flow dynamics impact productivity at work, long-term health outcomes, and the overall patient experience.
Dr. Hurt earned a bachelor’s degree from Stanford University; M.D. from Eastern Virginia Medical School; specialty training and fellowships from The University of Pennsylvania and The University of Pittsburgh/Magee Women’s Hospital. Dr. Hurt loves to travel with her husband and is slowly perfecting her golf game.
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Cat has over 20 years of experience working with employers and health plan sponsors as an employee benefits attorney and in sales and operations roles in the hospitality industry. Prior to joining HealthBridge, Cat was a salaried member at Miller Johnson and spent the majority of her legal career at Johnson & Krol, a boutique employee benefits firm in Chicago, IL where she was an equity member. She holds an L.L.M from the John Marshall Law School in employee benefits, a J.D. from the DePaul University College of Law and a B.A. from Aquinas College. Outside of work, Cat likes to cook and spend time with her family in the outdoors.
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Ryan has over 20 years of experience selling big ideas in health care. Prior to HealthBridge, Ryan was an Executive Vice President at RespondWell, a telemedicine startup sold to Zimmer Biomet (NYSE and SIX: ZBH) in 2016. Before RespondWell, Ryan was the Vice President of Enterprise Solutions at MedAssets, a healthcare performance improvement company, which sold to Pamplona Capital. Prior to MedAssets, Ryan assembled and led a US-based sales team for Craneware, a Scottish software company focused on hospital coding and compliance. His sales contributions and leadership helped catalyze Craneware’s growth in the US, enabling a successful IPO in 2007 (LON:CRW). Ryan earned a BS in Biology and Chemistry from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Ryan is most alive when gliding or pedaling with family and friends.
Paul has over 30 years of experience in finance and general management. Originally from the UK, Paul spent the majority of his career with Herman Miller Inc. the Michigan based company renowned for design led innovation, sustainability and management practices. His most recent role was VP Finance for Miller’s Healthcare division, where he saw the financial challenges facing the healthcare sector. Other roles have included Global Channel Management, Operations leadership and M&A. Paul sees the key role of finance as providing the right information to drive timely decision-making. Away from work he enjoys keeping fit and spending time on the shores of beautiful Lake Michigan.
Ryan has over 22 years of experience as a technology leader and agile specialist spanning the software, semiconductor and insurance industries. Most recently, Ryan was the Vice President of the Enterprise Agile Office at Hagerty where he implemented the Scaled Agile Framework to utilize industry best practices for agile project delivery. Prior to Hagerty, Ryan led both domestic and global technology teams at Intel Corporation. Outside of work, Ryan enjoys distance running, real estate investing, and spending time outdoors with his wife and three sons.
George comes to HealthBridge with a diverse professional background, holding previous positions in local government, regional not-for-profits and healthcare technology. Most recently, George held the position of Vice President of Sales and Business Development at Great Lakes Health Connect. Over the last 7 years he led the team responsible for strategic business growth, provider network and marketing/communications, growing the company from its infancy to a nationally recognized Health Information Exchange. He graduated with a B.S. in Economics and a M.P.A in Urban & Regional Policy, both from Grand Valley State University. In his free time, George enjoys golfing, cooking and fishing but lives to travel with his wife and two daughters.
Pat has been in the healthcare industry for over 30 years. While in the finance department at a hospital in Chicago, he worked on both the inpatient and outpatient budgets that totaled over $500 million in revenue. He also worked on revenue enhancement projects to capture missing revenue streams. He then moved to the Illinois Hospital Association working on various projects including Medicaid funding, medical taxation sources and coding seminars. Since living in Traverse City, he has worked as a health insurance agent bringing innovative solutions to both large and small clients. He helped a local Association implement the Patient Centered Medical Home (PCMH) program to improve care quality and revenue incentives for the participating physicians. He has continued to work on projects that have had the goal of bringing improved care and cost containment/reduction to benefit employers, employees and providers.
Dana has spent her career working as a licensed health insurance agent. She brings a diverse understanding of the client/agent relationship and the importance of introducing innovative benefits that can improve an employer’s benefit offerings. Dana holds various West Michigan board and committee positions, such as the West Michigan Association for Health Underwriters, Gilda’s Club, the Grand Rapids Chamber, the YWCA, and the Women’s Resource Center. In her free time, she enjoys golfing, trying out new local restaurants, and traveling with friends and family.
Kwan has spent 16 years leading call centers with a focus on the implementation of analytics and consumer-centric strategies to increase client performance, while insuring high customer service levels. Before HealthBridge, as Director of Operations and Consumer Care, Kwan led call center production, agent retention, work strategies and receivables management for market verticals in: Medical, Government, Utilities, Retail, Finance, Telecommunications and Cable. Kwan spends his free time supporting community events as well as local artists, festivals, music venues and exhibits.
Michael enjoyed consulting around the world in a dozen industries since the mid-nineties and has a predictably diverse set of experiences to show for it. He saw many business models and strategies as both president of a robotics and automation company and as a management consultant at PwC and IBM. His consulting roles at GM, SAP, Keebler, Paws with a Cause, and Medtronic have prepared him for new challenges to be faced at HealthBridge. Michael eagerly plies his skills in lean process engineering, data and system design, issue resolution, and operations to revolutionize the cost of care. Coaching his son’s sports teams and cheering along his daughter’s Irish dancing brings him great joy. He is a graduate of University of Chicago.
Maya has spent 20 years leading enterprise projects, and helping companies organize new teams, improve processes and implement new technologies. Maya has experience in many industries, including healthcare. Most recently, she was a Director in the Spectrum Health PMO. She is a certified Project Management Professional. Although she spent most of her childhood in Colorado, Maya attended universities in Indiana-twice! She holds a bachelor’s degree in Business from Indiana University and an MBA from Notre Dame. She lives in Grand Rapids and enjoys spending time with family, reading, traveling and photography.
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Joseph B. Anderson, Jr., Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of TAG Holdings, LLC which owns several manufacturing, service and technology-based entities based in North America. These entities serve a variety of industries including automotive, heavy equipment, aerospace, defense and recreational vehicles.
During his military career, Mr. Anderson commanded troops as an infantry officer in the 82nd Airborne Division and served two tours of duty with the 1st Cavalry Division in Vietnam. In addition to troop command, Mr. Anderson served as aide-de-camp to two general officers, and he also was an assistant professor in the Department of Social Sciences at West Point. Mr. Anderson and the infantry platoon he commanded in Vietnam were subjects of the highly acclaimed documentary film “The Anderson Platoon.” The documentary has been shown in more than 20 countries and has won several prizes to include the Oscar of the Academy Awards and an Emmy for the “Best Documentary Film of 1967.” Mr. Anderson’s military awards include two silver stars, five bronze stars, three Army Commendation Medals and eleven Air Medals. Mr. Anderson resigned his commission in 1978, after 13 years of service and early selection for promotion to Lieutenant Colonel.
In 1977, Mr. Anderson was selected to be a White House Fellow and worked as Special Assistant to Secretary of Commerce, Juanita Kreps. Following his White House Fellow Year, Mr. Anderson continued to work for Secretary Kreps until he joined General Motors in 1979.
Mr. Anderson began his business career with General Motors in 1979 at Pontiac Motor Division. In 1981, after several manufacturing assignments, Mr. Anderson was named Plant Manager of the Pressed Metal and Plating Operations, Pontiac Motor Division. After three years as a plant manager, Mr. Anderson held several staff assignments until 1989 when he was appointed Director of the Exterior Systems Business Unit, Inland Fisher Guide Division of General Motors Corporation. In 1990 he was appointed General Director, Body Hardware Business Unit, Inland Fisher Guide Division, General Motors Corporation, a business unit with 7,000 employees and revenue of $1 billion. In late 1992, after 13 years of service, Mr. Anderson resigned from General Motors to become President and Chief Executive Officer of a privately held company, Composite Energy Management Systems, Incorporated (CEMSI). In October 1994, Mr. Anderson acquired a controlling interest in another privately held entity, Chivas Products Limited, which manufactured interior trim products and lighting assemblies principally for the automotive industry. In 1997, the company was restructured as Chivas Industries, LLC where Mr. Anderson maintained controlling ownership and held the position of Chairman of the Board and CEO before divesting his interest in 2002.
Mr. Anderson currently serves on the company Boards of Directors of Quaker Chemical Corporation (NYSE: KWR), Meritor, Inc. (NYSE: MTOR), and Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE: RAD). He is also on the Board of Directors of the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago-Detroit Branch, the Board of the Original Equipment Suppliers Association and the board of the National Recreation Foundation. Mr. Anderson served as a member of the U.S. Department of Commerce Manufacturing Council for the term 2013-2015. Mr. Anderson’s community involvement includes Horizons-Upward Bound Advisory Board. Mr. Anderson was born in Topeka, Kansas, graduated from the United States Military Academy at West Point in 1965, with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Math and Engineering. He subsequently received two Masters Degrees from the University of California, Los Angeles in 1972 and 1973. Mr. Anderson attended the Army’s Command and General Staff College in 1977. He also is a graduate of the Harvard Advanced Management Program, 1984. In June 2007, Mr. Anderson received an Honorary Doctor of Management Degree from Kettering. Joe is married and lives in Bloomfield Hills.
Mike is an investment partner with Wakestream Ventures, located in Grand Rapids, MI. There he focuses his efforts on finding the best and brightest entrepreneurs throughout the Midwest. His background ranges from medical device to fintech and insuretech investments. In addition to serving as a board director for HealthBridge he also serves on the boards of Crossroads Extremities, Oxx, CertifID, MDC, Move Systems and Sportsman Tracker. He is also a managing director of EDF Ventures and a co-founder of Shoulder Innovations.