Dan Collard is a seasoned healthcare executive with more than 27 years of healthcare industry experience including operations, consulting, and technology start-ups. He is the co-founder of HealthCare Plus Solutions Group along with long-time colleague Quint Studer.

Most recently, Dan served as Executive Vice President and Chief Growth Officer of TeamHealth, one of the nation’s largest hospital-based physician practices.

Prior to joining TeamHealth, Dan served as President of Press Ganey’s Strategic Consulting Division and as CEO of EVOQ Medical, Inc. a healthcare technology start-up in Atlanta.

Dan spent 13 years at Studer Group as a senior leader, where he served organizations ranging from rural hospitals to complex health systems and academic medical centers.

Prior to his time at Studer Group, Collard was a health system operator within Life Point Health.

Dan has always enjoyed the role of change agent within each organization he has led. In healthcare operations, Dan and his leadership teams helped their organizations attain best-in-class performance across a balanced set of metrics: quality, patient experience, physician and employee engagement, volume growth and financial performance.

His passion for improving healthcare led to Dan being asked to testify In June 2014 before the House Committee on Veterans Affairs in the run-up to the bill signed into law that August.

Nicole has an intense desire to make a difference…and it shows. Throughout her work in events, sales & marketing, community work, and business development, Nicole’s career spanning 15 years has produced consistent results.

In 2014, Nicole joined Quint Studer as one of the first employees at Studer Community Institute. She was on the team that piloted the first early learning programs in Pensacola, FL. Nicole also spearheaded the small business training and development program, ultimately helping initiate EntreCon, a nationally known business and leadership conference. Most recently, she organized The Gratitude Symposium, impacting over 61,000 healthcare professionals with 45 expert speakers.

Today Nicole plays a vital role in working with partners and making an impact. She is a certified Management by Strengths trainer and manages all operations, assessments leads the data and research division, and helps organizations turn data into knowledge.

As a former Program and Events Manager for the Chamber of Commerce, she is instrumental in organizing and managing events that have an impact on individuals and organizations. Her extensive experience in sales and marketing with Cox Media has translated into success with organizations she assists. Whether managing partner engagement, managing book sales, designing and maintaining the website, the constant for Nicole is results.

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