Prior to joining Avalere, Brian was a Senior Consultant with Health Dimensions Group, Inc., providing strategic advice to a variety of healthcare stakeholders around new business models, care delivery approaches and partnership options. His work included the development of Continuing Care Networks for CMS-designated ACOs for multi-hospital systems. Additionally, he was actively involved in the Center for Medicare & Medicaid Innovation’s bundled payment for care improvement initiative, authoring applications and serving as an expert panel reviewer for CMS. Prior to this position, Brian was the VP, Business Development and Planning for the Brooks Health System, a not-for-profit healthcare system consisting of inpatient rehab hospitals, home healthcare agency, outpatient rehab clinics, skilled nursing facilities, assisting living, memory care and a rehab medicine physician practice.
Brian holds an MBA from Georgia Southern University and a BS from the University of Georgia, Athens, GA, and is an American College of Healthcare Executives Fellow. Brian is also affiliated with many professional societies, including: Society for Healthcare Strategy and Market Development, American Rehabilitation Providers Association, and the American Health Care Association.