work history

Ben brings more than 20 years of experience, most of which has been in healthcare related organizations or general business.  Most recently, Ben served on’s market leadership team and as Associate Partner for IBM Watson Health’s Strategic Advisory Practice.  It was in the latter role where Ben helped to lead a unique group of consultants to serve clients across the full healthcare ecosystem.  Previous to those roles, Ben was a Senior Manager in the healthcare consulting practice of Dixon Hughes Goodman, serving clients across provider, employer and advocacy domains.

sample clients served

Ben has served clients including but not limited to the Hospital Corporation of America, The Leapfrog Group, Mohawk Industries, Children’s Mercy in Kansas City, Nemours Children’s, the BJC Collaborative, and a variety of others.  The specialty areas on which Ben largely focuses are change management, payment reform, physician strategy & alignment, population health management, strategy & transformation, strategic partnerships, and managed care contracting.

competencies & capabilities

For clients, Ben has developed leadership assessments, quality improvement programs, clinical informatics strategies and roadmaps, post-acute partnerships, managed care contracts, and program/project management offices. Ben has additionally worked for Harpeth Consulting and GE Healthcare internationally, and he brings extensive experience in product marketing and management to every engagement.


Meet our leadership team.

Josh M. Berlin, JD

chief executive officer

meet Josh

Benjamin J. Choi, MBA

chief operating & financial officer

meet Ben

Philip J. Shelato, MBA

chief strategy officer

meet Phil