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Lifespark Adding Powerful Mix of National Players to Advisory Group Amid Market Expansion

  • Aug 16, 2022
  • Meaghan Puglisi
  • 3-min Read

MINNEAPOLIS, MN — August 16, 2022 — Lifespark, a Complete Senior Health company based in St. Louis Park, Minnesota, has announced their next move to elevate the company with the addition of four advisory group members bringing added experience in value-based contracting along with market expansion, financial leadership, senior living, and private equity, to help Lifespark expand into new markets by the end of 2022.

“There is incredible opportunity in global risk right now. Payment reform has opened the doors for providers to partner and deliver holistic, longitudinal health inside risk, or accountability,” said Joel Theisen, BSN, RN, CEO of Lifespark. “As we prepare for market expansion, we are honored to have such an, experienced, successful, and passionate advisory group providing insight and expertise to elevate our company to the next level.”

Joining Lifespark’s advisory group is:

Dr. Sunil Sajan Budhrani, M.D., M.P.H., M.B.A., a health care executive, physician, and strategic advisor who was instrumental in the CVS/Aetna Inova Health System team that transformed health care delivery through the Innovation Health plan.

Robert Kramer, Founder & Fellow at Nexus Insights and Co-founder & Strategic Advisor for NIC (National Investment Center for Seniors Housing & Care) who is an expert and visionary in the senior housing and health space who is focused on providing insights and models for the next generation of aging and aging services.

Paul Mastrapa, former executive of multiple health care service companies including: CEO of Help at Home, LLC, CEO and President of Option Care, and President of Walgreens Infusion Services, is an accomplished senior health leader with Fortune 50 and private equity experience.

Amanda Tan, Principal at Accenture, who brings extensive leadership in intelligence-based approaches to formulate strategic decisions. She has proven track-record of P&L expansion and medical cost savings in the health insurance space and has spent the last 20 years in large private and Fortune companies ranging from $3 billion to $200 billion including one decade at a Big-4 firm.

“We are ready to be bold in the marketplace and these additional advisory group members bring deep expertise, compassion, and longevity as thought-leaders in their space,” added Theisen. “They are all sage industry advisors who know what it takes to grow a company and demonstrate success – we’re all excited for the growth ahead.”

About Lifespark
Lifespark, formerly Lifesprk, is a complete senior health company headquartered in St. Louis Park, Minnesota. We help people stay healthy, navigate their health options with confidence, and ultimately live fuller, more independent lives as they age.

Lifespark’s global risk model is proven to reduce total cost of care, improve outcomes and empower seniors to Age Magnificently! It provides a flexible, home-based delivery system that meets clients where they are using an integrated tech platform that seamlessly combines broad medical and SDoH capabilities, data, and client experience. This scalable approach was intentionally built to meet the converging meta-trends in the senior health market. For more on Lifespark, visit: www.lifespark.com

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