Jeff Butler Founder, Chairman & CEO
Jeff has an extensive background as an entrepreneur and senior executive in the healthcare industry. Before creating Privia Health, he was Founder & CEO of BroadReach Healthcare, a company focused on creating large-scale health delivery networks in emerging markets. In less than 5 years, Jeff led BroadReach to become a widely recognized leader in global health, including securing a $100M contract from the US Government to implement an innovative private sector HIV/AIDS treatment and disease management program in South Africa. Under Mr. Butler’s leadership, BroadReach conducted engagements and partnerships with such organizations as The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Merck, Virgin, McKinsey & Co, Harvard University, the Government of China, the World Bank, and the United Nations.
Prior to BroadReach, Jeff served as Director at The Advisory Board Company (NASDAQ: ABCO) – a healthcare technology and consulting firm representing over 2,500 hospital, pharmaceutical, and medical device member institutions. At the Advisory Board, Jeff helped to develop and manage a strategy consulting practice assisting hospitals and healthcare organizations. Previous to The Advisory Board, he served as a hospital COO, Interim CEO for two hospitals, and as one of the founding team members for the start-up and $900M public spin-off of LifePoint Hospitals (NASDAQ: LPNT) from HCA (NYSE: HCA).
Jeff is a frequent speaker on innovations in the healthcare industry, and has been asked to speak before leading thought organizations such as The Council on Foreign Relations, Harvard Medical School, RAND, The Wharton School of Business, the WHO, and The Aspen Institute. He hold’s a Masters in Health Administration from The Medical College of Virginia.
Dave Rothenberg President
Dave joined Privia Health, LLC as President in 2010. He has over a decade of experience as an entrepreneur and senior executive in the healthcare and technology industries. Prior to joining Privia, Dave started MDLinx, Inc., a physician-focused healthcare media company that became the 2nd largest online physician network in the United States after WebMD. MDLinx was acquired by a division of SONY.
He has also held positions as the CEO of Personalized Media (a venture-backed technology company) and as Special Assistant to Amb. William Taylor at the US Department of State coordinating nearly $1B in US assistance to the former Soviet Union. Mr. Rothenberg received his A.B. from Princeton University, his M.Phil. in International Relations from the University of Cambridge, and his J.D. from Harvard Law School. Dave has been interviewed by the Wall Street Journal, CNN, PBS, Bloomberg TV, and The Washington Post on healthcare, new media, and technology issues.
Jim CraverSenior Vice President, Operations
Jim Craver has more than 25 years experience running multi-site operations and executing rapid expansion strategies in retail, restaurant and healthcare settings. As Senior Vice President, Operations for Privia Jim is responsible for managing operations and partner relationships with Privia’s high performance physician network, helping top doctors implement a next-generation care delivery platform that better supports patients in adhering to their doctor’s wellness and care recommendations
Most recently, Jim had served as Director of Performance and Development at Alternate Solutions Healthcare Systems, a post-acute home healthcare agency based in Kettering, OH. Prior to Alternate Solutions Healthcare, Jim spent several years at MinuteClinic, a division of CVS Caremark, where he was integral to the operations, growth and success of the company's retail healthcare clinics. During his tenure he helped expand clinics located inside CVS Stores from 43 to 562 locations across the country.
Earlier in his career, Jim was a Franchise Business Manager for Arby’s, LLC where he was responsible for territory sales of $233 million per year and provided operations support for 221 restaurants in 6 states. Jim began his career with PetSmart, Inc. following the completion of his Bachelors degree from the University of Cincinnati.
Corey PerduePartner, Practice Growth
Corey Perdue joined the organization in the role of Partner, Practice Growth where he is responsible for maintaining strategic relationships with the more than 100 Privia physician practices that operate in the Washington D.C. metro area. Corey came to Privia after serving a decade as an executive with Inova Health System, a five-hospital not-for-profit health care system that serves more than two million people a year throughout the Washington, DC, metro area. At Inova Corey was responsible for leading physician relationships, sales, and growth for the system. He also spent several years as a consultant in the healthcare practice of Arthur Andersen, working in strategic planning, clinical operations and physician practice management. Corey is a graduate of the Medical College of Virginia where he earned his Masters in Health Administration.
Chris VoigtVice President, Business and Product Development
Chris Voigt has been serving as Vice President, Business and Product Development for Privia Health since 2012. Chris has more than 14 years experience in the healthcare interoperability field, including leading architecture, design and construction of public and private health information exchanges (HIE). Prior to Privia, he led corporate development for HIE service provider MobileMD, which was acquired by Siemens in 2011. Previously Voigt led the U.S. HIE practice for systems integrator CGI. His role included participation in both Nationwide Health Information Network (NHIN) Prototype and Trial Implementation projects. He has been involved in healthcare interoperability standards development including HL7, IHE, NIHN, HITSP, and most recently the Direct Project. He is a graduate of the University of Delaware with a degree in Computer and Information Systems.
Chris BeckVice President, Engineering
Chris Beck joined Privia Health in 2011, where he has been leading the technology team, as well as actively contributing to the code base for all of Privia's web applications. Prior to his career at Privia, Chris served as the Solutions Architect for TradeKing, a prominent online options broker. Previously, he led technology and development teams for everything from start-ups to top-5 banks. He is a graduate of the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, and continues his education today through development conferences and online courses. Chris is an avid, self-taught programmer, going all the way back to when he first got a Commodore 64 over 30 years ago.
Today, Mr. Beck is active in the local development community in Charlotte, NC, where he lives with his wife of 20 years, and their three children.
Tara GoldenbergVice President, Talent Management
Tara Goldenberg joined Privia Health in 2012 as Vice President of Talent Management. Tara has been in the recruiting field for 15 years most recently serving as a Senior Associate in the Washington, DC office of Heidrick & Struggles, Inc. Executive Search Firm where she focused on hiring some most influential leaders in the healthcare services industry. Prior to Heidrick, she began her career in the technology industry building teams for companies like the Blue Canopy Group and MicroStrategy, Inc., a rapidly growing multi-million dollar business intelligence software company. Tara received her Bachelor’s of Science degree from the State University of New York at Buffalo with a concentration in business and human resources.
Maureen ClancyVice President, Revenue Cycle Management
Maureen Clancy, MBA, FACHE, CPC, is Vice President of Revenue Cycle Management at Privia Health. She is a senior healthcare executive specializing in physician practice management. Her extensive background includes senior leadership roles in major academic medical centers and national consulting firms. She is an expert in optimization of net compliant revenue, reducing operational inefficiencies and streamlining workflows to maximize performance of both multi-specialty physician practices and hospital systems.
Prior to joining Privia, Maureen was Vice President for physician revenue at a national revenue cycle management firm where she led charge optimization and denial management.
Prior to her revenue cycle consulting career, Ms. Clancy held senior executive roles at Washington Hospital Center as Vice-President of Heart & Vascular, the University of Chicago as Executive Director and Vice-Chair of the Department of Surgery and at Rush University Medical Center as a Senior Administrator.
Ms. Clancy has an MBA from the University of Chicago and is Board Certified in healthcare administration and is a Certified Professional Coder.
Shawn SwingVice President, Finance
Shawn joined Privia Health in 2013 with a nearly 20 year career in the field of accounting and finance. Shawn came to Privia after five years with Coventry Health Care, Inc., a diversified national insurer where he served as head of finance and accounting for a five state Dental Services Subsidiary. Shawn spearheaded a significant turn around during his tenure there and was integral in later helping the company to integrate with Aetna after its acquisition. Prior to Coventry Shawn spent his career in roles of increasing responsibility both in and out of healthcare with companies like Time/Warner, Invitrogen and Lockheed Martin Corporation. Shawn earned his B.S. in Finance from West Virginia University and a B.S. in Accounting from the University of Maryland.
Kate SlonakerVice President, Marketing
Kate Slonaker joined Privia Health in 2013 as Vice President of Marketing. In this role, Kate is responsible for Privia Health's corporate marketing strategy, growing Privia's high performance physician network and creating marketing programs to help Privia doctors acquire and retain patients.
Previously, Kate served as the Director of Marketing for Cvent (NYSE: CVT) a cloud based, event management software company. During her eight years at Cvent, Kate developed programs and teams across marketing disciplines, including events, tradeshows, public relations, social media, partnerships, lead generation, market research, and product marketing. Kate has a background in successful startups, joining Cvent as employee #60, growing the marketing team from 2 people to over 250 employees and helped bring the company public in August 2013.
Prior to joining Cvent, Kate worked for the United States Golf Association in events and corporate affairs and then for Billy Casper Golf LLC in sports marketing.
Kate earned her Bachelor's in English Literature from the University of Virginia and her Masters in Business Administration, with a concentration in Marketing and International Business, from the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business.
Rick FoersterVice President, Practice Operations
Rick Foerster joined Privia Health’s Corporate Operations Team in 2011 where he is responsible for the day-to-day running of the business as well as participates on the product development team. Prior to Privia, Rick was consultant at Mercer in their Health & Benefits division, one of the nation’s largest human resources consulting firms. There, he advised small and large companies in the strategic planning and implementation of their health and welfare benefits for their employees – including wellness and disease management programs. Rick is a graduate from the University of Richmond where he earned his bachelor’s degree in Political Science.
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