MICHAEL RYAN, MBA, FACHE, Chairman,
Michael has more than 25 years of leadership experience and expertise in e-health, technology and management. A seasoned CEO, he has successfully led medical centers, e-health technology companies and consulting firms. He is an expert both in starting up and turning around companies with complex difficulties.
He has consulted with a wide range of world-class health companies, Fortune 100 and start-ups companies internationally. Michael served as the founding CEO of EnerLook Healthcare Solutions in Florida; was a CEO within the $20 billion HealthTrust (NYSE: HCA); CEO of TransCare Healthcare; and COO of Ryan Advisors, an international healthcare consulting firm - one of the first in the country. He served 10 years as a senior executive with the $10 billion Daughters of Charity National Health System (now Ascension Health) the largest not-for-profit health system in the US, and was instrumental in the success of turning around a hospital from $18 million in losses to $3 million in gains in 2 years.
During his career, he has been involved in the start-up of more than 30 successful companies including serving as CEO of a $25 million healthcare company and vice president of administration for a $300 million holding company in Florida. He has served as an advisor, director and consultant to numerous companies and organizations including the Women's Technology Cluster in San Francisco, Aquave, American Red Cross, United Way, American Hospital Association and The White House. He has successfully guided startup and established companies in strategic development, sales, and fundraising. He is a Fellow in the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE).
He is a board certified healthcare executive and a licensed health and life agent. He holds an MBA from The George Washington University and degrees in Communications and International Relations from Regis University. He has served as a lecturer and preceptor at The George Washington University, Vanderbilt University, University of Florida, Tulane, University of Louisiana, Georgetown University, and University of California.