The Chartis Group Announces Seven Promotions to Firm Leadership

Share Article

Firm Recognizes Exceptional Contributions to Healthcare Delivery

News Image
Each of these individuals has worked ... to develop innovative solutions that meaningfully improve the healthcare experience. - Ken Graboys

The Chartis Group is proud to announce seven promotions to the firm’s leadership team as Directors and Principals. Collectively, these individuals possess the full spectrum of talents needed to deliver on the future potential of healthcare including enterprise strategy, value-based care, performance innovation, informatics and technology.

“As Chartis continues to grow, we are very fortunate to attract and retain some of the best talent in the industry,” says Ken Graboys, Co-Founder and CEO of The Chartis Group. “Each of these individuals has worked with numerous clients to develop innovative solutions that meaningfully improve the healthcare experience. In addition to their leading edge thinking, I am personally touched by their dedication to the Chartis mission of materially improving the delivery of healthcare and the development of our colleagues.”

Three members of the firm’s partnership were promoted to Director. Their areas of expertise are as follows:

Pamela Damsky – Pamela Damsky is a leader in the firm’s Advanced Performance Solutions practice. She brings deep expertise in organizational strategy, alignment, clinical transformation and performance improvement as well as program development for value-based care delivery.

Cindy Lee – Cindy Lee is a leader in the firm’s Value-Based Care practice. The lead partner on the west coast, she focuses on the development of organizational strategies for value-based payment models and population health infrastructure for multi-party ventures and single system networks.

Peter Shorett – Peter Shorett is a leader in the firm’s Strategy practice. His areas of expertise span enterprise strategy, joint ventures and affiliations, mergers and acquisitions, network development, and primary care development and design.

Four colleagues were promoted to the firm’s partnership as Principals. Their areas of expertise are as follows:

Myra Aubuchon – Myra Aubuchon is the Clinical Performance Excellence leader for the firm’s Informatics and Technology practice. Her breadth of expertise includes strategic planning for healthcare delivery systems, growth strategies, organizational and IT strategic alignment and change management.

Jodi Capistrant – Jodi Capistrant is a leader in the firm’s Advanced Performance Solutions practice. Her work is concentrated in the creation of advanced care delivery models leading engagements in organizational alignment as well as operational and clinical innovation.

Brian Thygesen – Brian Thygesen is a leader in the firm’s Strategy practice. His consulting experience includes enterprise strategy development, physician alignment and integration, merger and affiliation assistance, and the development of accountable care organizations.

Mark Van Kooy, MD – Dr. Mark Van Kooy is a leader in the firm’s Informatics and Technology practice focusing on Clinical Performance Excellence. He is a clinically active physician with extensive experience in physician leadership and development, change management and performance improvement as a Six Sigma Master Black Belt.

About The Chartis Group
The Chartis Group (Chartis) is a national advisory services firm dedicated to the healthcare industry. Chartis provides strategic and economic planning, value-based care, advanced performance, and informatics and technology consulting services and decision support tools to the country’s leading healthcare providers. Chartis has been privileged to work with over two-thirds of the academic medical centers on the U.S. News and World Report “Honor Roll of Best Hospitals,” seven of the 10 largest integrated health systems, four of the five largest not-for-profit health systems, nine of the top 10 children’s hospitals, emerging and leading accountable care organizations, hundreds of community-based health systems, and leading organizations in healthcare services. The firm is comprised of uniquely experienced senior healthcare professionals and consultants who apply a distinctive knowledge of healthcare economics, markets, clinical models and technology to help clients achieve unequaled results. Chartis has offices in Boston, Chicago, Minneapolis, Needham, New York, Portland and San Francisco. For more information, visit

Amy O’Brien
Principal and Vice President of Strategy and Business Development
The Chartis Group

Terri Sanders
Director of National Marketing
The Chartis Group


Share article on social media or email:

View article via:

Pdf Print

Contact Author

Terri J. Sanders

Amy W. O’Brien
Follow >
The Chartis Group
since: 11/2014
Like >
Visit website