ABOUT US

  • Scott Booker

    Scott Booker

    Chief Executive Officer

    Scott Booker is an accomplished executive with over 20 years’ experience in product, marketing and technology with a strong background in digital marketing and customer relationship management.

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  • Rob Draughon

    Chief Finance Officer and President, Hospital Solutions

    Rob is responsible for leading the Healthgrades Hospital Solutions group.  

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  • Evan Marks

    Chief Strategy Officer

    Evan is responsible for building our value proposition with consumers, largely through the acquisition, analysis and conversion of physician and hospital data into meaningful information that consumers can use to make informed healthcare decisions.

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  • CJ Singh

    CJ Singh

    Chief Information Officer

    CJ is a proven technology executive whose leadership is critical to leveraging technology to strengthen Healthgrades’ IT organization and enhance our market leadership position.

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  • Andrea Pearson

    Chief Marketing Officer

    In her role at Healthgrades, Andrea is responsible for the Healthgrades brand and all marketing activities for consumers, physicians and hospitals. She joined Healthgrades in December, 2008. For the past eight years, Andrea led Healthgrades’ product team as the General Manager of Healthgrades.com, where more than a million visitors each day research and select physicians and hospitals.

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  • Dr. Brad Bowman

    Dr. Brad Bowman

    Chief Medical Officer

    Dr Bowman is responsible for Population Health, ACO and Patient Engagement strategies. Prior to Healthgrades he served as Senior Vice President of Clinical Innovation for WebMD where he was responsible for developing novel web and mobile technologies that make the use of medications and medical devices safer and more effective. An Internist by training, Dr Bowman applies computer simulation techniques and electronic forms of data collection and communication to assist patients and physicians make better healthcare diagnoses and treatment decisions.

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  • Kate Hyatt

    Kate Hyatt

    Chief People Officer

    Kate joins the team to focus on the company’s greatest strength: our employees. Kate has oversight of talent acquisition, employee engagement, performance management, workforce strategy, succession planning, training and organizational development.

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  • Christian Dwyer

    Christian Dwyer

    Executive Vice President Product Management

    Christian oversees Healthgrades product strategy, as well as its website and mobile operations, including product development, user experience and traffic acquisition. Christian joined Healthgrades in 2012 with more than 15 years of product development and strategy experience, including go-to market plans, strategic partnerships and audience development.

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  • Brad Graner

    President, Publisher and Advertiser Solutions

    Brad has helped Healthgrades become the #1 brand for Americans to find a doctor and prepare for their appointment.

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  • Kurt Blasena

    Chief Revenue Officer, Hospital Solutions

    Kurt leads all sales, sales operations, account management, client development, national accounts and business development operations for the Hospital Solutions group.

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Board of Managers

  • Norm Alpert

    Chairman of the Board

    Norm is Managing Director in charge of the Consumer Group at Vestar Capital Partners and was one of the founders of the private equity firm.

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  • Roger C. Holstein

    Vice Chairman, Board of Directors

    Roger C. Holstein brings with him more than 35 years of experience developing transformative new businesses in healthcare, digital media, and telecommunications.

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  • Wayne Gattinella

    Board Member

    Wayne currently serves as CEO & President of DoubleVerify, the technology leader in providing media transparency, accountability and performance for the world's largest digital advertisers.

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  • Erick Hallick

    Board Member

    One of Erick J. Hallick’s most significant accomplishments was the development of CPM’s health care data model, which is the foundation for the company’s acclaimed CRM solution.

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  • James P. Kelley

    Board Member

    Jim is a founding partner of Vestar Capital Partners. He was President of Vestar from 2002 – 2010. Currently, he serves as Co-chair of the Firm’s investment committee.

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  • Jeffrey S. Lipkin

    Board Member

    Jeffrey has been a director since May 2014 and serves as Chairman of the Audit Committee. From April 2009 to April 2014, Mr. Lipkin served as Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer of Scientific Games Corporation, a public traded gaming technology company. Prior to joining Scientific Games, Mr. Lipkin was a Managing Director at Credit Suisse in the Media & Telecom group within the Investment Banking division. Mr. Lipkin joined Credit Suisse in September 2003. Prior to Credit Suisse, Mr. Lipkin spent five years in the Investment Banking division at Merrill Lynch & Co and spent four years in public accounting with Coopers & Lybrand LLP. Mr. Lipkin is a certified public accountant.

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  • M. John Neal

    Board Member

    John currently is focused on strategic investments in early stage consumer technology and healthcare companies. 

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  • Kenny O’Keefe

    Board Member

    Ken is a Managing Director and Chief Operating Officer of Vestar with responsibilities including Investor Relations. He is also a member of Vestar Resources.  Ken joined the firm in 2006 following 25 years in the Media industry with particular focus on operations, acquisitions and finance.

    His previous positions included serving as Executive Vice President and CFO of Pyramid Communications, a Vestar portfolio company. He subsequently served as a senior executive with several large media companies including AMFM, Inc., as CEO and President, and Clear Channel Radio Group, as President and Chief Operating Officer.

    Ken has worked with several Vestar portfolio companies over the years, including serving as a Board Chairman of MCG Capital Corporation and as Co-Chairman of the Board of Border Media. He currently serves on the boards of Institutional Shareholder Services, Triton Container and Wilton Re.

    Ken holds an AB in Economics from Brown University. He is a Trustee Emeritus of Brown University.Originally from Garden City, New York, Ken is married with four children and lives in Wellesley, Massachusetts.

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  • Ken Paulus

    Board Member

    After ten years at Allina Health, Ken Paulus retired as the President and CEO of one of the nation’s largest integrated delivery systems -- serving Minnesota and Western Wisconsin. Allina consists of 13 acute care hospitals, a freestanding ED, over 100 ambulatory care clinics, and 1500 employed physicians.

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  • David Zug

    Board Member

    David Zug is a Vice President at HarbourVest Partners.

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Recent Press Releases

  • Healthgrades Announces Management Changes

    Oct 27, 2016

    Denver, CO (Oct. 27, 2016) – Healthgrades, the leading online resource for comprehensive information about physicians and hospitals, today announced a number of key management changes, including the following appointments, effective immediately: Andrea Pearson will become Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer; Christian Dwyer will become Executive Vice President, Product Management; and Chris Catallo, Healthgrades Senior Vice President, has been named General Manager, Hospital Solutions.

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  • Healthgrades Unveils New Risk IQ Tool for Common Surgical Procedures

    Oct 18, 2016

    Denver, CO (Oct. 18, 2016) – Healthgrades, the leading online resource for comprehensive information about physicians and hospitals, released a new, first-of-its-kind Risk IQ Tool today that helps consumers assess their personal risk as it relates to six common surgical procedures, and then provides guidance to select a high quality hospital and physician for their procedure. 

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  • Healthgrades Announces 2016 Women's Care Award Recipients

    Jul 26, 2016

    DENVER, CO (July 26, 2016) – Healthgrades, the leading online resource for comprehensive information about physicians and hospitals, announced the recipients of three awards for women’s care: the 2016 Healthgrades Gynecologic Surgery Excellence Award™.

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