Health Catalyst Announces New Leadership Assignments in Support of Strategic Focus Areas

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Announces Appointments of Kevin Freeman as Chief Growth Officer, Tarah Neujahr Bryan as Chief Marketing Officer and Dave Ross as Chief Technology Officer

Salt Lake City, UT – September 7, 2022 – Health Catalyst, Inc. (“Health Catalyst”, Nasdaq: HCAT), a leading provider of data and analytics technologies and services for healthcare organizations , today announced three new executive assignments in support of its strategic focus areas moving forward. These strategic focus areas revolve around strengthening and deepening relationships with existing customers to enable greater success in achieving massive, measurable, data-driven improvements while continuing to add new ones. relationships with customers.


This strategic direction includes the appointment of the company’s current chief revenue officer, Kevin Freeman, as chief growth officer, and current chief brand and communications officer, Tarah Neujahr Bryan, as chief marketing, effective September 7, 2022. In these roles, Kevin and Tarah will be responsible for strategic growth functions at Health Catalyst, with a primary focus on expanding relationships with existing customers, and Kevin and Tarah will each report directly to the general manager Dan Burton.


Kevin Freeman came to Health Catalyst in 2020 as part of the Vitalware acquisition, bringing over 20 years of experience leading the growth of health IT, including at publicly traded companies, corporate private equity and venture capital backed companies. He has a proven track record of building results-driven teams, strengthening client partnerships and growing business development. Kevin holds a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology from the University of Texas at Arlington.


Tarah Neujahr Bryan joined Health Catalyst in 2013 and served as Editorial Director, Senior Vice President of Marketing, and Director of Brand and Communications. She brings extensive marketing and communications experience to her current role. Prior to joining Health Catalyst, Tarah served as director of marketing communications and executive director of the Foundation at a community hospital, managed at an advertising agency, served as editor and director of operations at an archeology firm, and provided triage assistance and patient admissions to a Level -II Trauma Center. She holds a Master of Arts in Journalism and Mass Communication from the University of Nebraska and a Bachelor of Arts from Montana State University-Billings.

Health Catalyst has also appointed Dave Ross, current Deputy Chief Technology Officer, to the role of Chief Technology Officer, also effective September 7, 2022. He will play a critical technology leadership role in creating and building a world-class data and analytics infrastructure to support customers. efforts toward massive improvement in critical areas of use such as technology outsourcing, financial empowerment, population health, and clinical improvement.


Dave Ross joined Health Catalyst in 2021 as part of the Twistle acquisition. He was previously the CTO and co-founder of Twistle, leading all product development and engineering activities for over a decade prior to Health Catalyst’s acquisition of Twistle. Prior to creating Twistle, Dave was Director of Information Systems at Albany Medical Center in New York. He has designed and led software development initiatives in the healthcare and education technology sectors and is passionate about finding the perfect intersection between engineering excellence and business value creation. Dave holds a Bachelor of Science in Information Systems from SUNY Empire State College.


“This is a pivotal time for Health Catalyst as we strive to enable positive transformation of care for every patient served by our healthcare customers,” said Chief Executive Dan Burton. “I am grateful to each of these three world-class leaders for stepping into key positions, providing them with increased opportunity to deliver on our long-term growth and vision to support our core mission of being a catalyst, in close partnership with our customers, to enable massive, measurable, data-driven improvement in healthcare.”


In line with new growth leadership assignments, effective September 30, 2022, Patrick Nelli will transition from his role as Chairman to Senior Advisor, where he will primarily focus on a smooth transition from his previous responsibilities as Chairman. to Kevin Freeman, Chief Growth Officer, and Dan Burton, Managing Director. Patrick joined Health Catalyst in 2013 and has served in a variety of roles contributing to the company’s success, including serving as Chief Financial Officer from 2017 to January 2021 and as President from January 2021 to present. Additionally, effective September 30, 2022, Bryan Hinton will complete his tenure at Health Catalyst. Bryan has contributed to the growth and success of Health Catalyst in a number of roles since joining the company in 2012, including most recently as Chief Technology Officer.


Dan Burton said, “I want to express my deepest gratitude to Patrick and Bryan for their many years of service and dedication to our mission, as well as their incredible expertise and leadership in various roles over the years. They have profoundly contributed to the success of our company. mission, growth and success. We are truly grateful to these outstanding colleagues and wish them much success in their future endeavours.


About Health Catalyst

Health Catalyst is a leading provider of data and analytics technologies and services for healthcare organizations committed to being the catalyst for massive, measurable, data-driven improvement in healthcare. health. Its customers leverage the cloud-based data platform, powered by data from over 100 million patient records and encompassing trillions of facts, as well as its analytics software and services expertise. professionals to make data-driven decisions and achieve clinical, financial and measurable actions. operational improvements. Health Catalyst envisions a future in which all healthcare decisions are driven by data.


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Tarah Neujahr Bryan, Director of Marketing

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