Job Role: President, Catalyst
About: Michelle Mader combines a passion for healthcare with a talent for high-level strategic thinking, empowering clients to navigate complex, fast-paced challenges. As President of Catalyst, she is an effective leader who inspires innovation, creative solutions, and the delivery of concrete, data-driven results. Our Catalyst teams provide critical and timely advisory services to healthcare executives by assisting them in the complex navigation of healthcare strategy, operational optimization, and planning.
Prior to joining FreemanWhite in 2005, Michelle served as both a hospital administrator and strategy / CON consultant. This experience has enabled her to relate to and understand the internal complexities and market dynamics driving both local and system level prioritization and consensus. She is a frequent speaker and author on topics related to healthcare strategy, and she facilitates physician and board strategic planning sessions.