Amy Graham Amy Graham is an experienced healthcare executive providing vision and direction in finance and revenue cycle and serving clients in the pharmacy (retail and specialty), laboratory (anatomic, clinical, molecular diagnostics and molecular pathology) and hospital space. A leader with excellent communication and project management skills who has demonstrated the ability to manage teams,…

Gregory Wolf Gregory Wolf’s area of expertise lies at the confluence of strategy and analytics. As a leader, advisor, and rural healthcare advocate, Gregory uses his combined background in healthcare and information technology to support data-driven quality improvement for rural providers. Since joining Stroudwater in 2000, Gregory has developed a national practice focused on rural…

Carla Brock Wilber Carla Brock Wilber, an accomplished nurse administrator with an excellent background in critical care, education, and emergency services, joined Stroudwater in 2014. Carla comes to Stroudwater from Wake Forest Baptist Health-Lexington Medical Center, where she was director of enterprise excellence; in this capacity, she led, facilitated, and supported the Lean transformation initiative…

Cynthia C. Wicks Cynthia Wicks has more than three decades of healthcare industry experience within national managed care organizations, health insurance companies, ACOs, physician IPAs, and hospital system organizations. She has a strong balance of analytical expertise and matrix management abilities providing leadership to businesses undergoing startup, rapid growth, or major transformation, and is able…

Managing Director

Jeffrey Sommer, MPP, is the firm’s Managing Director. Previously, Jeff was the leader of Stroudwater’s Affiliations & Partnerships and Capital Planning & Access service lines. For 25 years, he has focused on assisting clients with strategic initiatives, including planning and executing major capital projects, analyzing strategic options, crafting of innovative affiliations and executing business development opportunities.

Chairman of the Board

Eric Shell, MBA, CPA, is a leader in supporting rural healthcare through the industry’s transition to population health. He is the longtime leader of the firm’s Rural practice and Chair of the firm’s Board of Directors. With nearly 30 years of experience in healthcare financial management and consulting, Eric’s areas of focus include assisting rural hospitals, rural health clinics, and physician group practices to improve financial and operational performance and develop strategic and operational plans.

Jonathan Pantenburg Jonathan Pantenburg joined Stroudwater in 2016, and brings to the firm a strong record of leadership in rural healthcare. A highly accomplished, results-driven senior executive, Jonathan has more than 15 years of progressively responsible experience advising profit, non-profit, and governmental entities through complex issues including cost reduction, acquisitions, contracts, financial analysis, and operations.…

Matthew Mendez Matt Mendez is a healthcare professional with more than 20 years of executive and consulting experience. He has worked in a variety of settings, ranging from an academic medical center to a small community hospital within an integrated delivery system. With the goal of improving healthcare delivery and outcomes, Matt excels as a…

Clare Kelley Clare joined Stroudwater Associates in 2016, and brings to the firm a passion for public health and healthcare policy, as well as a strong background in geography, cartography, and data visualization in the healthcare space. Before joining Stroudwater, Clare interned at The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice; there, she researched…

Opal Greenway is an accomplished healthcare and finance professional who focuses primarily on the strategic needs of healthcare service providers. An expert in valuations, mergers and acquisitions, strategy, physician compensation, and regulatory compliance, she joined Stroudwater in 2015.