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.
Jeff’s recent work for clients includes affiliation planning assistance for multiple community hospitals; strategic planning and capital planning services in support of replacement hospitals; ambulatory service planning for a Midwest health system and a New England community hospital; and expert witness testimony in a Maryland Certificate of Need hearing. He has been a presenter at regional and national meetings of healthcare professional societies, including the Congress of the American College of Healthcare Executives and the Estes Park Institute.
Jeff earned his B.A. from Williams College and a master’s degree in Public Policy with a focus on health policy and management from Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government.