Vice President, Strategic Partnerships and Solutions
Orbis Education is the nation's leading manager of hybrid, accelerated degree programs specifically for fast-growing healthcare professions.
With over thirty years of healthcare executive leadership, Dave is recognized as a senior executive level Business Development, Healthcare Administration/Operational and Talent Development/Acquisition expert. As Sr. Vice President of Strategic Partnerships & Workforce Solutions with Orbs Education, Dave recognizes, creates, enhances and expands Healthcare and Educational partnerships resulting in optimal outcomes in identifying, educating, training and ultimately hiring the “customized and PRACTICE READY" healthcare professional. His specific areas of executive level knowledge and practical & leadership expertise in hospital and medical group administration/operations, give him a current & broad spectrum of expertise in facilitating innovative partnerships that expand learning and creates a talent rich pipeline for healthcare organizations to lead in the ever changing healthcare landscape. With a deep understanding of building winning cultures and profitable companies to exit, Dave has placed senior level executives and clinical leaders nationwide. He served as a Managing Director & Regional Director for two reputable search firms for 9 years and built/lead the executive and physician & extender recruitment department for a 24 hospital integrated health care system. Dave was CEO of SUMO, LLC, a technology and services company specializing in revenue cycle and compliance. He also served as Vice President of Business Development for an innovative technology company that allows for the seamless exchange of electronic medical records. Dave served as a Hospital Administrator at Texas Health Fort Worth a 720 bed Texas Health Resources flagship hospital, and Longmont United Hospital (Centura) a 183 licensed bed hospital in Northern Colorado. He also created & led from start up, a leading 600+ multi specialty (23 specialties) physician group in Dallas/Fort Wortg. Dave’s leadership roles expanded into the healthcare financing arena as he served as an executive at several national & regional health plans including Aetna, Nylcare (New York Life), Harris Methodist Health Plans, & Care N Care Med Advantage