At Navvis we all come to work with one thing in mind. How can we take the good healthcare that we have and turn it into the great healthcare we all deserve?

There is nothing that gets us more excited than tackling big and complicated problems like this. It’s core to our DNA. After working with healthcare leaders for more than 20 years, we have learned that the real underlying problem they face is growth and diversification. The opportunities to solve this problem are often hidden because of a paradox they live with, choosing between volume-based growth or value-based performance. Many believe they must make a choice between volume OR value to be successful.

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We are focused on solving the growth and diversification issues of healthcare organizations. Our approach is totally different in that it enables you to achieve volume-based growth AND value-based performance, giving you economic strength to drive transformation to greatness within your organization. We combine the right strategy with operational excellence, supported by an integrated technology platform, to create a Growth Services Organization. We bring relevant strategies to life to impact your mission, margin, and market. We deliver on uniquely deployed payment models, care delivery transformation, and physician alignment. We understand that every organization and market is unique, and have worked with leading organizations like Texas Health Resources, Robert Wood Johnson Hospital, OSF, and HMSA. We stand with you, manage it all, guarantee success, and help you deliver on the promise of making good healthcare GREAT HEALTHCARE. You can grow volume, you can transform, and you can thrive in the marketplace.

We can’t afford good healthcare anymore, let’s make it great.

Our Ideology

With all of the noise in the marketplace today, how can you focus on what’s most important and what will deliver the results you need today? We have been very intentional to develop our core ideology that governs how we think, how we treat each other, and how we help clients. It is core to our values. Our ideology enables us to find better solutions to the problem of growth and diversification.

Our Leadership

Mike Farris

Mike Farris

Chairman & Chief Executive Officer

With 25 years of executive healthcare leadership experience, Mike has been a driving force in the development and growth of organizations across the country. His expertise in payment models, care delivery systems, and physician alignment strategies provides insights essential to achieving volume-based growth through value-based performance. Prior to forming Navvis, Mike served as North American President and Chief Commercial Officer of Healthways, Inc. and as President and CEO of Lasersight Incorporated.

Randy Combs

Randy Combs

Chief Operations Officer & Chief Financial Officer

Randy has over 30 years of large health system experience, much of which has been in senior leadership roles (COO, CFO, and EVP – Strategic Growth) in multi-billion dollar organizations. These have included organizations comprised of multiple hospitals (urban, suburban, rural, and teaching/academic), integrated physician groups, partnerships and affiliations, health plans, and ambulatory and post-acute services.

Stuart Baker, MD

Stuart Baker, MD

Executive Officer & President Emeritus

Stuart’s expansive experience as a clinician, physician leader, health system officer, clinical professor of medicine, board strategist, and corporate executive provides clients with the unique perspective and seasoning of a physician, business leader, and consultant. In 2003, Stuart was selected as one of Modern Physician’s 25 visionary physician ‘Movers and Shakers.’ He has served on 14 boards of directors in the for-profit and non-profit sectors of the health care industry.

Tim Elliott, Esq.

Tim Elliott, Esq.

Executive Vice President & General Counsel

With more than 25 years of experience practicing law and working with hospitals, health systems, and health plans to execute growth and diversification strategies, Tim is the unique leader that brings together legal expertise and operational practicality. Tim has substantial experience in structuring pay-for-value relationships involving health systems, physician organizations, and health plans. He specializes in developing and implementing alignment strategies involving health systems, post-acute care providers, and physician organizations.

Dawn Owens

Dawn Owens

Board Member

Dawn Owens is President of TripleTree, a healthcare merchant bank focused on mergers and acquisitions, financial restructuring and principal investing services.

Chris Day

Chris Day

Chief Strategy & Business Development Officer

Chris is a visionary healthcare executive with a proven track record of innovation, growth, and outcomes. Chris has extensive experience across the healthcare sector, serving in executive-level roles for national healthcare providers, health plans, and public organizations. He has expertise in value-based initiatives, including ACOs and bundled payments, physician alignment strategies, and post-acute care. 

Chuck Eberl

Chuck Eberl

Chief Marketing Officer

Chuck is a healthcare and technology marketing executive with nearly 20 years of experience. Chuck has extensive experience working with early stage high growth companies, and also in developing new markets. Most recently Chuck has focused on healthcare consumer engagement, total population health, and well-being for health systems, health plans, and large employers.

Jeff Garibaldi

Jeff Garibaldi

Chief Product Officer

Jeff is a results-driven professional who has acquired a breadth of experience in more than 25 years of leading the execution of P&L / operations, global marketing, product strategy, business development, and technology innovations. Jeff launched an innovative technology startup from its concept / formation to being named one of the Top 100 in Digital Health Globally within two years.

Marc Grossman

Marc Grossman

Chief Information Officer

Marc consistently increases efficiency, decreases cost, and provides the best value proposition based on available resources. He has been the keynote and subject matter expert speaker for various conferences including the Gartner Outsourcing Conference in Orlando, Sprint Nextel Transformative Technologies Conference in Las Vegas, AT&T Customer Service Symposium in St Louis, Analyst International Annual Meeting in Minneapolis, and the IBM Regional Learning Series on Vendor vs Partner Behavior in St. Louis.

Nicole Amling

Nicole Amling

Vice President, Human Resources

Nicole has more than 16 years of experience in human resources. She leads all human resources activities at Navvis including strategic HR planning, change management, talent strategy, workforce planning, compensation policies, benefit plan development, vendor partner selection, employee relations, payroll, recruitment, and implementation and management of company policies.

Patricia Iris, MD

Patricia Iris, MD

Medical Director & Chief Clinical Innovations Officer

Patricia works with healthcare executives through periods of tremendous growth and change. With Patricia’s assistance, clients learn systematic, sustainable strategies for coming into regulatory compliance and improving teamwork and clinical outcomes.

Robert Bauer, CPA

Robert Bauer, CPA

Executive Vice President, Client Delivery

Bob brings over 30 years of executive leadership experience in the healthcare industry. Bob is actively engaged in developing clinically integrated networks, creating transformative payment models, and building aligned primary care networks. He also works extensively in service line performance improvement through specialty physician integration strategies. His experience includes creating an experientially designed and nationally recognized health and wellness outpatient campus.

Robin Hug, MHA

Robin Hug, MHA

Senior Vice President, Client Delivery

Robin has over 20 years of executive leadership experience in VP Finance/CFO and COO roles in integrated health care delivery systems, physician-owned and led enterprises including a physician-owned hospital, multi-specialty physician practice, and integrated post-acute care delivery systems. She also has extensive experience in developing solutions for value-based care across the full care continuum, including commercial and MSSP ACOs, CINs, BPCI, and CJR episodes.

Lee Angus, MS, CPA (MEDI)

Lee Angus, MS, CPA (MEDI)

President, MEDI

Lee is an expert in strategic performance, culture management and innovation, and creative collaboration. During the past two decades Lee has consulted worldwide with executives and organizations that are leaders in their industry. He subscribes to an “inside-out” philosophy of leadership development, concentrating on increasing the leader’s personal awareness, and understanding the leader’s strengths and opportunities for growth.