As Senior Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer at Hendricks Regional Health (HRH), Gary is responsible for formalizing HRH’s strategic-planning processes and establishing new mutually beneficial business relationships and synergies between HRH and employers in-and-out of the market it serves. Gary is also responsible for establishing greater transparency and accountability for those people carrying out the company’s vision and strategy. HRH’s vision is to be the indispensable healthcare partner in its markets with a strong commitment to remaining an independent health care system. Gary has been instrumental in creating numerous types of healthcare partnerships and joint venture arrangements and, since joining HRH in 2013, has provided leadership in adding over $100 million in revenue resulting in becoming the dominant market share leader in west central Indiana.
Prior to joining Hendricks Regional Health, Gary spent 15 years at Ascension St. Vincent, based out of Indianapolis, with responsibility for marketing, business development and strategy. He was most recently the System Executive over Business Development for Indiana.
Gary received his B.S. degree at Greenville University and his MBA at the University of Indianapolis. He is also a frequent speaker and panelist at industry events on the topic of direct contracting and how to achieve strong results through collaborating with brokers and employers.
Gary and his wife, Jackie, have been married for 29 years and reside in Plainfield, Indiana.