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The Freed leadership team is involved with our engagements and clients, bringing over 30 years of experience and a layer of oversight to every project. Whether directly or behind the scenes, their involvement ensures that your engagement with us delivers and exceeds the value that you expect.

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Our Leaders
Dava Freed
Dava Freed
Founder and CEO
  • Years of Healthcare Experience: Over 45 years
  • Expertise: Building consistent corporate culture, strategic planning, complimented with extensive consulting experience with providers and health plans
  • Skills: Leadership development, change management, coaching, advisory and problem solving and facilitation
Alex Go
Alex Go
Executive Vice President, Client Solutions
  • Over 25 years in technical product management, enterprise data management and analytics across healthcare, semiconductor and manufacturing industries
  • Provides subject matter expertise to better-govern enterprise data and leveraging data to advance enterprise decision making
  • Leads the Freed client executive team to leverage best practices, optimize client value and develop firm partnerships
Matt Dutton
Matt Dutton
Vice President, Client Solutions
  • Brings more than 28 years of managing the delivery of complex  health care programs and projects
  • Leadership role in over 40 large program implementation success stories with payers, providers, and vertically-integrated healthcare delivery systems
  • Responsible for client programs focused on digital transformation and agile funding models, interoperability, pricing transparency, and data analytics
Chris Jaeger
Chris Jaeger, MD
Vice President, Client Solutions
  • Over 20 years as practicing physician, medical informatics expert, and executive leader
  • Proven track record of leading successful large-scale, complex, multi-stakeholder transformational initiatives
  • Experienced leader in VP/CxO roles for $11B integrated healthcare system, $18B health plan, and multi-stakeholder collaboratives and agencies at the state and national levels
Mike Seel
Mike Seel
Vice President, Client Solutions
  • Years of Healthcare Experience: 26 years
  • Expertise: Finance and revenue cycle management, shared services, systems planning and implementation, organizational change management
  • Skills: Strategy implementation, program and portfolio management, leadership communications and stakeholder engagement, defining and building teams
Jonathan Saylors
Jonathan Saylors
Vice President, Client Solutions
  • Brings more than 18 years of healthcare management experience focusing on operational performance improvement, transformational strategies, and program management for leading health systems and insurers
  • Provides subject matter expertise in organizational design, health equity, consumer insights and experiences, growth strategy, and change management initiatives
  • Responsible for the development and delivery of programs for healthcare providers, payers, and technology partners
Shanti Wilson
Shanti Wilson
Vice President, Client Solutions
  • Over 20 years of healthcare experience supporting organizations at the federal, state, and local levels, including health plans, health systems, hospitals, and rural providers
  • Expertise in designing and implementing changes to support CMS, ONC, Medi-Cal, and other federal and state requirements
  • Skilled in driving operational transformation through collaboration with executives, clinical leaders, staff, and administration
Josh Nathan
Josh Nathan
Delivery Leader
  • Years of Healthcare Experience: 17
  • Expertise: Strategic planning, operational assessments, system implementations, partnership realization
  • Skills: Process Improvement, Business Requirements, Go-live planning, Data project management
Don Freed
Don Freed
Chief Financial Officer
  • Years of Finance Experience: Over 40 years
  • Expertise: Strategy, financial operations and reporting, contracting, business development, mergers & acquisitions
  • Skills: problem solving, financial analysis, budgeting, managing external financial and legal partners
Kim Taveritte
Kim Taverrite
Human Resources Leader
  • Years of HR experience: 26
  • Expertise: Employee experience and engagement, performance management, legal compliance, talent management, employee relations
  • Skills: Advising and coaching, problem-solving, skilled communication, culture ambassador
Heather Lee
Heather Lee
Business Development and Staffing Leader
  • Years of Healthcare Experience: 29 years
  • Expertise: System selection, implementation and optimization, process improvements, health system/clinical, portfolio management
  • Skills: Change management, communication, facilitation, resource planning and management, Freed historian, Salesforce administrator
Allie Freed
Allie Freed
Marketing Leader
  • Years of Healthcare Experience: 11 years
  • Expertise: Systems implementations, process optimization, technology requirements gathering and solutioning that aligns technology with business needs
  • Skills: Employee engagement, facilitation, technical resource management, lean and agile methodologies
Zaida S. Aronovsky
Zaida S. Aronovsky
Strategy Chief of Staff and Consultant
  • Years of Healthcare Experience: 30 years
  • Expertise: Large program management, change leadership, systems implementations, operational transformation, strategic planning, organizational design
  • Skills: Large team management, communication, facilitation, agile framework and methodologies