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Gary Zegiestowsky

Managing Director
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Overview

Gary Zegiestowsky has over twenty years of experience in helping healthcare organizations develop and implement strategies to improve the health of the populations they serve. He leverages his expertise as an accomplished business advisor with deep experience and knowledge in serving organizations across the healthcare continuum, including health systems, accountable care organizations (ACOs), and health plans. He takes a multifaceted approach to developing actionable strategies by focusing on key clinical, financial, and operational drivers for the organization, balanced with understanding the needs of the populations and the communities they serve. He has led engagements in the evolution to a population-based approach to care, leveraging combined payer/provider data for targeted population management, creating data-driven strategies to support value-based care models, analyzing socioeconomic factors that impact care delivery, and developing solutions to maximize revenue and improve efficiencies in a total cost of care environment.

Before joining BRG, Mr. Zegiestowsky cofounded (with Vanderbilt University), built, and for ten years led an award-winning healthcare IT company. He secured private investor funding, assembled a management team, led licensing and commercialization of intellectual property from Vanderbilt, and delivered a commercially viable software product to market. He established the firm as a market-leading healthcare technology company, providing software solutions in interoperability and system-level intelligence, used to improve the health of populations served by hospitals and integrated delivery networks (IDNs), health information exchange (HIEs), ACOs, and health plans and managed care organizations (MCOs). He developed a base of more than forty clients across the country, serving over 1,100 healthcare provider organizations and more than one million health plan members, and positioned the company as a national market leader, winning recognition and awards for innovation from prestigious analyst organizations.

Before that, as chief operating officer at a marketing and advertising firm, Mr. Zegiestowsky drove the turnaround of a $500 million division to regain $30 million in lost revenue and improved client satisfaction from 30 percent to 90 percent. Prior to that, he was a director in the Strategy Services Consulting Group for Andersen Worldwide, where he managed more than thirty engagements in strategy, revenue enhancement, organizational effectiveness, and process redesign.

Mr. Zegiestowsky has strong skills in entrepreneurship and business acceleration and was honored as “Nashville Entrepreneur of the Year” in 2011. He has demonstrated high-level analysis and critical thinking skills, which enable his successes in disciplined data-driven solutions. He has extensive education and experience in the disciplines of business, information technology, and engineering. He was a management trainee for General Electric Company and completed assignments in marketing, manufacturing, and research with two GE businesses.

Education

The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania
MBA, 1992

West Virginia University
B.S., Chemical Engineering, Magna Cum Laude, 1986

Employment History

Informatics Corporation of America (ICA)
Chief executive officer
2006 - 2016

Progeny Marketing Innovations
Chief operating officer
2001 - 2005
Senior vice president, business and operations planning
2000
Senior vice president, business development
1997-1999

Andersen Worldwide
Director, strategy services consulting group
1993 - 1997

General Electric Corporation
Market development specialist, plastics division
1988 - 1990
Management trainee
1986 - 1988

Honors

Honors

Nashville "Entrepreneur of the Year," 2011

Affiliations

Professional Affiliations

Population Health Alliance
Director
2013 - 2016

Texas eHealth Alliance
Director
2012 - 2016

Healthcare Technology Sector
Hedge fund advisor
2014 - 2016

American Mensa, Ltd.
Member

Community/Civic Activities

Christ Presbyterian Church
Member
2004 - 2017

Christ Presbyterian Church
Deacon
2008 - 2014

Nashville Rescue Mission
Volunteer
2011 - 2015