Advisors

Chris Baxley - Founder/Advisor

An experienced healthcare business executive, Chris' background is varied and includes Healthcare Investment Banking, Product Development and Valuation, Operations, Strategy Development and Client Senior-Executive Partnership.


He has focused his career on developing a holistic understanding of the business aspects of healthcare, particularly those that embrace the importance of the healthcare consumer and show promise in improving the way that consumers experience healthcare.  


Chris most recently worked with Healthgrades where he was responsible for the senior executive relationships with their largest multi-state health system partners.  He also was responsible for helping to direct Healthgrades' own market strategies.  Prior to Healthgrades, he worked with Healthways, a leading Disease Management and Wellness company.  There Chris was responsible for leading the development of the company's value propositions for its products and ultimately communicating them to clients.  This led to his working directly with the French government's healthcare administration on the launch of a novel diabetes disease management program. Prior to Healthways, Chris worked as a healthcare investment banker, in New York with both JPMorgan and Cain Brothers. 


Prior to entering the healthcare business field, Chris served for over seven years as a Field Artillery Officer in the US Army with assignments and deployments to Kosovo, South Korea and Iraq.


Chris holds a BBA from the University of Mississippi (Ole Miss) and an MBA with concentrations in Healthcare and Finance from Vanderbilt's Owen Graduate School of Management. He lives in Nashville with his wife and three children. He enjoys live music, outdoor activities and continues to struggle in his relationship with the game of golf.


Contact Chris at: baxley@aprioriadvisors.com

Hays Green - Advisor

An experienced health care business executive, Hays works with officer level executives to middle management layer in client facing roles in health plan, health system, hospital, and practice clients on process improvement, data management, data governance, technology (software) selection and installation, business performance, change management, strategy development, and strategy execution. 


He is an operations leader with success building, leading and motivating high-performing cross functional teams toward achieving results and exceeding client expectations.


Hays holds a BA from the University of the South (Sewanee) and an MPH from the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Public Health. He lives in Nashville with his wife, daughter, and their loyal dachshund.  When not working on health care matters, Hays enjoys the pursuit of the wild turkey, reading, salt water fly fishing, and finding a little ‘Bam’ in his cooking evolutions.


Contact Hays at: jhaysgreen@gmail.com

Joy Jarrett - Advisor

  

For over 20 years, Joy has worked with C-suite executives and middle management across leading and emerging technology, healthcare and service industry brands where she has inspired, created, and driven innovation and change with products, solutions and experiences for both business and consumer audiences.   


Innately curious, digitally savvy and fueled by the desire to make a positive impact, she excels in pushing boundaries, launching and expanding brands, and bringing organizations together for inspiration, education and celebration. Her infectious ‘joy’ and passion for her work create a collaborative environment where others are inspired to bring their best and new dimensions of a brands’ essence are discovered.


As a marketing executive and business generalist, she has focused on creating distinct value for leading companies including MEDHOST/YourCareEverywhere, Community Health Systems, SAIC, WebMD, IBM, Microsoft, the Olympic Games Committee and many more. 


She has participated on various boards including the United Way, Partnership Against Domestic Violence, Healthcare Internet Hall of Fame, Geisinger Health Springboard Advisory Board, and other community organizations. 


She holds a BA in Journalism from the University of Georgia and an executive MBA from Georgia Tech. She lives in Nashville with her son and their three puppies. When not working, she can be found watching her son play lacrosse, enjoying running and yoga, and experimenting with new healthy recipes. 


Contact Joy at: joy.jarrett@icloud.com