A healthcare leader and serial entrepreneur, Don has experienced the dysfunction of the industry from many seats. He has launched several healthcare businesses, is a former hospital, health services, health IT, and insurance industry executive, teaches health economics at The Johns Hopkins University, and was an operating partner for a venture capital firm that acquired and operated health plans. Consistent across his diverse background is helping disruptive healthcare companies succeed through growth and scale.
Don is a sought-after speaker, writer, and facilitator. He has delivered hundreds of speeches and has been featured on TV, radio, and as a debater, arguing free market healthcare principles in industry and public policy forums.
Prior to founding Canton & Company, Don was the Founder, Chairman and CEO of Sage Growth Partners, Vice Chairman and Chairman of Continuum Health, CEO of Lighthouse Risk Solutions, SVP and GM, Consulting of Northrop Grumman Health IT, Operating Partner of Venture Health Partnership Group, President of Ascendia Healthcare Management, and Vice President, Business Strategy of Bon Secours Health System.
As a seasoned board member, advisor, investor, and fund raiser, Don loves helping leaders innovate and is committed to disrupting the old order to reshape the healthcare industry.