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Kathy A. Scott, PhD, RN, FACHE
Partner and Co-Founder
Kathy A. Scott is President and Chief Executive Officer of a firm she established in 2010 in Phoenix, Arizona. Her name-sake firm specializes in healthcare working with executives and teams to transform traditional leadership, clinical and business models to alternatives that will thrive in a highly competitive environment. Dr. Scott holds a PhD in Healthcare Administration and Organizational Systems, a master’s degree in Public Healthcare Administration and a bachelor’s degree in Nursing; and is a Fellow in the American College of Healthcare Executives. Her doctoral research served as the science behind “Stupid Gone Viral.” Her expertise was gained through multiple chief executive roles (nursing, operations, innovation, integration) in several medium and large healthcare systems. Kathy is a recognized expert in transforming organizations to achieve high reliability structures and processes. She is also a noted speaker and author on contemporary leadership, large-scale organizational change, clinical transformation and patient safety. She does all this with a flair for engaging her audiences with candor and a sense of humor.
Partner and Co-Founder
Bridget Sarikas is Executive Vice President of Right Advisory LLC, a firm based in Washington, DC that she co-founded in 2008. Right Advisory provides financial improvement services to organizations struggling with the challenges of a changing business environment - particularly US healthcare, US higher education and global multinational organizations. Bridget’s contribution to these organizations is that “she stops the stupid”. She gets stuff done by using her multifaceted experiences in music, psychology, administration, financial analysis and investor relations. She is an expert in process improvement using all the modern tools such as six sigma, lean and just-do-it. She is a graduate of Indiana University and has honed her skills over 30+ years in management roles with businesses diverse as global professional services, global chemical manufacturing and US health and education systems. She conducts her work and achieves success through a proper balance of grit and grace - empowering and training others to achieve their potential. And she does this with an unassuming sense of humor that allows for a relaxed work setting focused on meeting goals and expectations.