David Whelan David Whelan has more than 40 years of experience in the healthcare and related industries as a consultant and senior manager. He is experienced in working with senior management and boards to create and implement a strategic vision. During his career, David has been a senior officer of several public healthcare companies, including…

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Marc Voyvodich is a Stroudwater Associates’ founder. His primary focus in his career as a healthcare consultant has been assisting clients in performance improvement through clinical service and facility, strategic, and operational planning. Preceding the creation of Stroudwater Associates, Marc was the first Executive Director of SYNERNET, a 20+-hospital alliance in northern New England. Marc served as a Program Officer at the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, where his responsibilities included managing national programs in emergency medicine, rural medical practice development, and new program development.

Janet Porter Janet Porter has more than 40 years of experience as a hospital administrator, teacher, association executive, consultant, and public health leader. She joined Stroudwater in 2012 and serves as a strategy and operational consultant to academic medical centers, specialty hospitals, physician practices, pharmaceutical companies, and national associations. Prior to joining Stroudwater, Janet served…

Ted O’Meara With several decades of experience in government, politics, and business, Ted O’Meara provides clients with strategic advice and direct assistance on a wide range of communications issues including media, community and stakeholder relations, and crisis communications. Ted’s work has often involved complex communications challenges related to high-profile public issues, and he is a…

Steve Hyde During his 50-year career, Steve has held CEO and/or board positions in health care organizations as diverse as managed-care health plans, hospitals, medical groups, disease management, management consulting, physician practice management, PPOs, and health insurance providers. He also served as the federal government’s chief managed-care financial regulator. A former managed-care actuary, Steve is…

Don A. Horstkotte Don Horstkotte has over 35 years of experience in healthcare management and consulting. Prior to joining Stroudwater, Don served as the CEO of not-for-profit and investor-owned hospitals, and in system-level roles with a major Catholic healthcare system as a Regional Director of Operations and Finance. Since joining Stroudwater in 2006, Don has…

Scott W. Goodspeed Scott has been president and CEO of four hospitals in three states and has deep industry experience and a national reputation in governance. His focus is centered on clarifying strategy, rapid-deployment culture change and enhanced operational/financial outcomes. Scott is an expert in accelerated operations improvement, encompassing revenue enhancement strategies, improved cash flow,…

Carol Alexander is a healthcare leader who excels in financial practice development and implementing performance-driven solutions. She brings to the firm more than 20 years’ experience in the healthcare industry, with proven success in driving process improvement and cultural change. Most recently, she worked as senior principal in the Physician Strategies group at Truven Health Analytics, where she assisted hospitals and health systems with physician alignment strategies and practice management expertise related to healthcare reform initiatives.