As COO of A Healthier We, Evon is leading the production of A Healthier Rural West Summit. She has a passion for designing and operating solutions that provide measurable value.
Professionally, she is a seasoned professional in architecting enterprise intelligence solutions and running analytics operations. She has built scalable, high-value solutions for health care, telecommunications, retail, and manufacturing. She is passionate about working with a broad range of stakeholders to develop a strategy and then operationalize the strategy into solutions that provide measurable value.
As the former Vice President Enterprise Intelligence for Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI – now part of Common Spirit Health) she led CHI’s Population Health Analytics and Data strategy. This included formation of an industry leading information management governance structure for CHI’s analytics portfolio, enterprise data warehouse, data governance and enterprise information architecture.
Currently, in addition to producing this summit, she is using her research skills to help provide new insight into the health-healthcare-health insurance conundrum. She is collaborating with a broad range of viewpoints – in the US and internationally – ranging from health economists, healthcare providers, health insurance and alternative medicine. Her research is focused on the impact of healthcare spending on personal income and the changes in the health of the US population.
She also sits on numerous boards including the Colorado Dental Board, and advisory boards at Denver University (DU) for Non-Profit Leadership, Business Information and Analytics, and Healthcare Management. She also serves on committees supporting the Colorado Governor’s e-Health Commission.
Evon regularly presents her work nationally and internationally. At DU she guest-lectures and works with graduating students to keep program content relevant to the evolving business analytics profession.
She holds an MBA from the University of Utah and a BS in Agriculture from Kansas State University.