Steve is a recognized leader in the healthcare consulting industry. The President of ECG and a member of the firm's Board of Directors, he is dedicated to helping healthcare organizations grow, adapt, and thrive in a value-based environment. Steve is a strategic thinker and an effective adviser to boards and executives who are managing the challenges and implications of transformational change. He has extensive experience in strategic and business planning, business development, mergers and acquisitions, and managed care, and he assists health systems, academic medical centers, and medical groups with developing and implementing strategies that improve efficiency and drive competitive advantage. Steve's understanding of broad, national trends in healthcare, coupled with his extensive knowledge of local market dynamics, has won him the trust of C-suite leaders, who rely on his strategy expertise, problem-solving instincts, and ability to distill the most complex matters into meaningful solutions.