Dava Freed, CEO, President and founder of Freed Associates, has more than 35 years of experience in the health care industry, consulting with a wide variety of clients to help increase profitability and efficiency and improve services—experience which prepared her to take the lead in creating her own consulting firm in 1991.
In 20+ years, she has grown Freed from a start-up firm to a premier professional healthcare consulting organization that supports many organizations in solving problems and implementing solutions.
Dava is a member of Vistage, an international chief executive leadership organization, and the recipient of the University of California-Berkeley’s “Spirit of Public Health Award.” Inspired by making a positive impact on patient care, Freed Associates was named one of the “Top 100 Woman Owned Businesses” and one of the “Best Places to Work” by the San Francisco Business Times, recognition Dava attributes to her team’s uncompromising commitment to the healthcare environment.
Dava is a past Board member of Operation Access and the UC Berkeley Health Services Alumni Association, and is a member of the Operation Access Advisory Council.
Dava is a graduate of the University of California-Berkeley, with an MPH in corporate management (emphasizing the organization and management of health care institutions).