Huron Recognizes Employee Performance with 18 Senior-Level Promotions

January 9, 2020

CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 9, 2020-- Global professional services firm Huron (NASDAQ: HURN) today announced 18 corporate managing director, partner and principal promotions to further support its strategic business initiatives and drive future growth.

“Each of these talented and diverse leaders have made significant contributions to our collaborative, values-driven culture and helped our clients navigate constant change,” said James H. Roth, chief executive officer at Huron. “I congratulate them on achieving this well-deserved recognition. I am excited for them to build on this success as we continue collaborating with our clients to address new opportunities and challenges in the years ahead.”

Jay Behan is a managing director in the healthcare business. Behan has 20 years of experience helping clients implement, optimize and support enabling technologies to drive future growth. Behan has been instrumental in establishing new and growing current client relationships and serves in a leadership capacity on many strategic client engagements.

Matthew Brady is a partner at Innosight, strategy and innovation at Huron. Brady has extensive experience collaborating with senior executives in the healthcare, technology and consumer goods industries to create strategies that strengthen businesses and realize new growth opportunities.

Jens Brown is a managing director in the education business. Brown has 15 years of experience helping higher education institutions and academic medical centers transform their procurement and supply chain processes to improve performance, reduce costs and optimize service delivery. Jens specializes in all aspects of procurement and supply chain project management, including design and implementation, strategic sourcing, budgeting, sales, organizational transformation and quality assurance.

Chris Clark is a managing director in the healthcare business. Clark has 28 years of healthcare operations and information technology experience working with clients to establish and execute on their technology initiatives. Chris is a recognized leader that delivers innovative solutions to clients that drive organic, exponential growth and lead to improved care delivery.

Peter Gernert-Dott is a managing director in the healthcare business. Gernert-Dott uses previous experience as a clinical neuropsychologist and hospital administrator to help healthcare organizations improve patient outcomes and achieve operational excellence. Peter specializes in operations management, clinical process improvement, capacity management, enterprise care coordination and change management.

Nancy Flanagan is a managing director in the healthcare business. Flanagan has 29 years of experience working with healthcare organizations to identify areas of risk and align resources to optimize technology investments and drive growth. Nancy has extensive experience driving strategic initiatives to completion and maximizing business value delivery through selection, optimization and oversight.

Matt Kazin is a managing director in the business advisory business. Kazin has 20 years of experience helping clients navigate complex challenges and advising organizations on mergers, acquisitions and restructurings to maximize value. Matt has served in interim leadership roles, primarily for the automotive industry.

Charles Kozel is a managing director in the healthcare business. Kozel brings 12 years of experience collaborating with commercial and federal health systems to improve operational efficiency and drive better decision-making for increased patient satisfaction.

Steve Patterson is a managing director in the enterprise solutions and analytics business. Patterson has 20 years of experience helping organizations use data in new ways to draw insights and make more informed, faster decisions. Steve partners with clients to improve the customer experience and drive operational efficiencies with innovative solutions and integrated platforms.

Gina Russo is a managing director in the healthcare business. Russo has 14 years of experience helping complex multi-state systems and academic medical centers improve operational efficiency and improve the patient experience. Gina has also served in interim leadership roles within the hospital setting.

Jon Rasul is a managing director in the healthcare business. Rasul has 12 years of experience guiding medical groups through transformations and providing strategic leadership to optimize operations and improve care delivery. Jon has also filled interim leadership roles and specializes in engagements that assess, design and implement new operating models.

Danielle Roth is a managing director in the healthcare business. Roth has 12 years of experience designing and implementing innovative solutions that enable clients to achieve their business objectives, improve patient outcomes and drive growth.

Chris Sullivan is a managing director in the healthcare business. Sullivan has more than 25 years of healthcare information technology experience and is a trusted advisor to healthcare leadership teams across the country providing guidance on EHR implementations.

Tracy Wertz is a managing director in the healthcare business. Wertz has 15 years of experience in the healthcare industry with a focus on financial improvement and strategic operational enhancements. Tracy has worked with a variety of clients including large hospital systems, physician groups, hospice providers, retail pharmacy and durable medical equipment firms.

Jennifer Miller is a principal in the healthcare business. Miller brings her extensive human resources experience to her role as chief of staff to the healthcare business. In this role, Jennifer is responsible for rolling out strategic initiatives that drive growth for the business and setting the overall strategy for healthcare’s internal and external conferences and events.

Jason Schober is a principal in the education business. Schober has more than 20 years of experience bridging the gap between business and technology to help higher education institutions develop strategic plans and support their institutional mission.

Giles Thurston is a principal in the life sciences business. Thurston has 20 years of experience in software development and digital design. Giles is a strategic advisor to clients across the pharmaceutical, biotech and medical device industries and works with them to enable better use of technology and digital health.

Cheryl Waltko is a principal in the healthcare business. Waltko has 40 years of executive and senior management healthcare experience and helps healthcare leadership teams align their organizations with their goals and objectives. Cheryl focuses on multi-specialty group practices, academic medical centers, rural health clinics, provider-based clinic operations and related regulatory billing and operational compliance.


Huron is a global consultancy that collaborates with clients to drive strategic growth, ignite innovation and navigate constant change. Through a combination of strategy, expertise and creativity, we help clients accelerate operational, digital and cultural transformation, enabling the change they need to own their future. By embracing diverse perspectives, encouraging new ideas and challenging the status quo, we create sustainable results for the organizations we serve. Learn more at

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