Executive brings decades of experience to high growth healthcare consulting firm

Healthlink Advisors, a top-ranked healthcare consulting firm focused on improving clinical innovation, business systems and healthcare IT strategy, delivery and operations, welcomes David LaFontaine as Executive Director, Business Development. David’s deep expertise and vast network of relationships with key players in the healthcare industry will expand the team’s partnership capabilities and enhance delivery of innovative clinical and HIT solutions.

Much of LaFontaine’s 35 years of healthcare experience has been dedicated to delivering strategic market insight, performance improvement models, and information technology solutions to healthcare organizations across North America.

He possesses deep understanding of clinical and business operating models, financial management, analytics and HIT implementations. In his new role, LaFontaine will expand existing relationships and cultivate new opportunities to fuel Healthlink Advisors’ next stage of growth.

“We are thrilled to welcome David to Healthlink Advisors and look forward to working with him to further advance sales, partnerships, and the impact we deliver to our clients,” said Lindsey Jarrell, CEO & co-founder. “Beyond David’s breadth of experience in the healthcare industry, his passion, experience, and professional accomplishments are in exact alignment with our company’s culture and core values.”

David’s previous roles in healthcare IT have run the gamut from business development and sales leadership to project and engagement management. David began his healthcare career in sales and marketing before joining Beacon Partners (now KPMG) as a vice president, where he helped grow and shape the company’s consulting practice. Most recently, he served as a senior vice president for Navin Haffty, a Tegria company, where he oversaw business development and served on the company’s executive leadership team.

“I’ve dedicated my career to providing insight and innovative technology solutions for healthcare, so I’m thrilled to join Healthlink Advisors, which demonstrates unwavering commitment to empowering healthcare organizations to modernize and thrive in a rapidly shifting landscape,” said David LaFontaine. 

David earned his bachelor’s degree in Economics from the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, Massachusetts, and his MBA from Anna Maria College in Paxton, Massachusetts.