Dave leads Jumpstart Capital after nearly fifteen years in various leadership positions at Cumberland Consulting Group, a healthcare IT consulting firm he co-founded and helped build into a 400+ consultants/$100M/year business working with a private equity partner and assisting with three acquisitions and post-merger integration. Dave brings a wealth of knowledge in healthcare IT, entrepreneurialism, healthcare policy, and twenty five years’ experience leading businesses.
Investment Committee Chair
Vic founded Jumpstart Foundry (JSF) a micro-VC fund that provides a small amount of capital combined with growth & talent support to help high-growth, innovative companies achieve success. JSF targets real industry pain points and works with existing stakeholders to innovate collaboratively, to proven success. Since its founding, Jumpstart Foundry has graduated 49 companies that have collectively raised more than $38 million in follow-on funding.
With more than 20 years of experience in the healthcare industry, Josh is a well-known national expert in digital health. His career in healthcare began in the mid 1990s, serving as Fellow at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta, Georgia. His healthcare and digital work expanded when he joined Ernst & Young’s healthcare consulting business, followed by Deloitte’s healthcare strategy practice and then by WebMD, where he joined the Executive Management Team. In 2011, Josh was recruited to Healthgrades as the Head of Sales and Marketing for the Hospital / Health System Division; and, in early 2017, Schwartz joined Outcome Health as Senior Vice President of Healthcare Provider Solutions, reporting to the COO.
V. Seenu Reddy, MD, MBA, FACS
Board Certified cardiothoracic surgeon at TriStar Cardiovascular Surgery in Nashville, TN, specializing in minimally invasive heart surgery, beating heart surgery, andendovascular surgery. He has published over 40 scientific papers, 10 book chapters and has presented at national and international meetings in the field of surgery. He serves on the Board of the Nashville Academy of Medicine and is the past President of the Nashville Surgical Society. He also is on the advisory boards of FCA Venture Partners, Procured Health, and is a Medical Director at Healthtrust as well as Surgical Director of the Structural Heart Program at TriStar. Prior to his medical career worked at Salomon Brothers in NYC and Bain & Company in Boston.
Mary currently serves as Global Leader of Strategic Advisory Healthcare practice for DXC Technology. Prior to the creation of DXC in April 2017, Mary served as Vice President of Hewlett Packard Enterprise’s (HPE) Global Healthcare Practice. In this role Mary is responsible for the overall HPE healthcare strategy, the development and maintenance of vertical industry offerings, leading thought-leadership activities, establishing partnerships and joint go-to-market with the larger healthcare eco-system, and building capacity to scale and industrialize healthcare solutions to support client transformation in the rapidly changing healthcare and digital landscape- from big data, to cybersecurity, to hybrid infrastructure, SaaS and workplace productivity. Previously, Mary served as a senior executive at Hospital Corporation of America (HCA) as Chief Program Officer, in which she managed a health information technology portfolio representing an annual budget of over $150M and generating a return of over $900M to HCA.
Colin Meyerowitz is an Interventional Radiologist with Radiology Alliance, providing state of the art medical care to patients in Middle Tennessee. Colin has been on Radiology Alliance's leadership team since 2011 and has recently helped negotiate the acquisition of Radiology Alliance by Mednax. He served as Chief Medical Officer (2010-2016) for Radius, a company providing a comprehensive suite of hosting services for teleradiologists, imaging centers and hospitals. Colin grew up in South Africa, where he completed his medical degree. He completed his radiology residency and fellowship at Vanderbilt University and then joined Radiology Alliance, who services HCA TriStar hospitals and imaging centers in Middle Tennessee, and provides imaging solutions for Tennessee Oncology and Heritage Medical Associates.
Mr. Margolin is currently the Managing Partner of M3G Capital, his personal investing firm, as well as Senior Advisor to Olympic Valley Capital, Sandalphon Capital, Arsenal Capital, and New Mountain Capital.Most recently, Mr. Margolin was a Managing Director at Genstar Capital - one of the nation’s long established private equity firms managing approximately $9bn of assets in software, healthcare, financial services and industrial technology - where he worked for almost a decade. Mr. Margolin served on Genstar’s Investment Committee and led their Healthcare & Technology practice, building several market leading companies such as: RPA (Nasdaq: PRAH), ERT, NetSmart, ConnectiveRx, and FHG, among other. Prior to Genstar, Mr. Margolin co-founded a startup incubated at Lightspeed Venture Partners. He was also an investment banker with JPMorgan and Brown Gibbons Lang, where he began his career.
Kirk M. Stanley
Kirk Stanley is currently the Chief Financial Officer of PopHealthCare, a Guidewell Holdings company. Kirk brings 20 years of experience in health plan financial operations, care/disease management and advanced analytics to his role at PopHealthCare. Prior to joining PopHealthCare, Kirk served as the chief operating officer for Predilytics, a next-generation healthcare predictive analytics company. Before that, Kirk served as both chief operating officer and chief financial officer roles at INSPIRIS and was part of the executive team that led the sale of the company to OptumHealth.
Darin J. Gordon
Gordon has 20 years of experience in public health care finance, policy and operations. During his time as the Director of Tennessee’s Medicaid program, TennCare was nationally recognized for a variety of innovations and leadership in managed care and payment and delivery system reform. Gordon is a member of the Cressey & Company Distinguished Executives Council, a Director of Addus Homecare, Unified Care Group and Siloam Health; Chairman of 180 Health Partners; an Advisor for Imagine Health and myNEXUS, and serves as a Commissioner to the Medicaid and CHIP Payment and Access Commission (MACPAC), which is charged with advising Congress. Gordon is President & CEO of Gordon & Associates, LLC providing solutions to complex health care issues, strategic planning and consulting to clients throughout the country and across the entire healthcare ecosystem. He is also a Founding Partner of Speire Healthcare Strategies, LLC where he advises executives on navigating and responding to the continually changing health policy landscape.
Sanat Dixit, MD, MBA, FACS
Dr. Dixit is a board certified neurosurgeon specializing in the treatment of both brain and spine disorders with an emphasis on minimally invasive therapies. He received his medical degree from Stony Brook University School of Medicine, and a Master of Business Administration from Vanderbilt University. An experienced cerebrovascular surgeon with over 20 years clinical experience, Dr. Dixit completed his residency in neurological surgery at Pennsylvania State University followed by a neuroendovascular surgery fellowship at the Semmes Murphey Neurologic Institute in Memphis, TN. He earned an MBA at Vanderbilt University in 2012 as well as a certificate in Value Based Healthcare from Harvard Business School in 2014. He co-founded Satchel Health in 2014 - a technology enabled healthcare services company focused on optimizing care in the post-acute setting. Dr. Dixit is certified by the American Board of Neurological Surgery, and a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. He is a champion of patient centered, value based healthcare designed around enhanced patient engagement.
ED POWELL, PhD.
Ed Powell is the CEO of IPX which manages patent portfolios for 15 leading public and private universities. In addition, he sits on the Boards of eMD, HVA, and SNOPTICS. Each of these companies apply big data analytics to the healthcare, and finance. He has been a serial entrepreneur applying various forms of model-based artificial intelligence to assist organizations to optimize financial performance. He is a member of the Board of Trustees of Montgomery Bell Academy. For eight years, prior to his move to the commercial sector, Dr. Powell was a Member of the Technical Staff at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology's Lincoln Laboratory where he focused on large scale data fusion and the application of Artificial Intelligence to the command and control of surveillance satellites. He received his Ph.D. in Aerospace Engineering from the University of Texas at Austin and BS in Aerospace Engineering from Auburn University. He and his wife have four sons, and they reside in Nashville
ALAN SMITH, MPH - With more than 25 years in health care IT, Al currently serves as CIO of RCCH Healthcare Partners a for profit healthcare system focusing on ex-urban community hospitals. In this role he has responsibility for all IT functions across the RCCH enterprise. Prior to RCCH, Al served as CIO at Capella Healthcare also a for profit healthcare system focusing on ex-urban community hospitals. Al has also served as: VP of Applications and then the Interim CIO for Vanguard Health Systems; CRE with Cerner Corporation; VP of Clinical Applications at Carolinas Healthcare System; Consulting Director at First Consulting Group and several different consulting roles at Andersen Consulting. Al has also served as the chairman of the Federation of American Hospitals (FAH) for the past 4 years as well as a Board member of Tennessee HIMSS
RICHARD G. ABRAMSON, M.D. - Rick Abramson is Associate Professor and Vice-Chair for Innovation in the Department of Radiology at Vanderbilt University. Dr. Abramson graduated from Harvard Medical School and served pharmaceutical and medical device industry clients as an associate with McKinsey & Co. before completing his postgraduate training at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, the University of Pennsylvania, and Johns Hopkins Hospital. He subsequently practiced international teleradiology from Zurich, Switzerland, and co-founded a consulting firm to assist radiology private practices with strategic planning around population health, value-based payments, and hospital/health system alignment. In his current role, Dr. Abramson combines active clinical practice with research into artificial intelligence and machine learning for diagnostic medical imaging. He also directs Radx, Vanderbilt Radiology’s in-house innovation and entrepreneurship platform. Dr. Abramson serves on the advisory boards of FCA Venture Partners and Healthtrust, as well as on the board of Nashville Public Radio.