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Craig Anderson is co-founder and Partner at Charis Healthcare. He has been an executive in healthcare consulting and operations for more than 30 years. He leads Charis clients through an accelerated decision-making and strategic planning process designed to solve complex business problems. He manages the development of joint venture relationships for Charis clients and their business partners, and guides clients through the change management components of new business development.

Prior to founding Charis, Mr. Anderson planned and directed all aspects of operations for an industry leader whose business is to develop radiology services for hospitals and outpatient imaging centers. He also directed the healthcare consulting services of a global consulting organization and a for-profit hospital ownership company.

Mr. Anderson has led more than 50 corporations, hospitals, and integrated delivery networks through strategic, operational, and business development initiatives to improve operations and enhance profitability. He has created and implemented leadership development programs for more than 100 healthcare executives across the country. He helped develop the quality criteria for hospitals and other healthcare organizations and served as a Senior Examiner for the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award. He is a member of the American Group Practice Association and the Healthcare Financial Management Association.

Mr. Anderson is a frequent keynote speaker on topics including Leadership, Total Quality Management, Organizational Excellence and Professional Career Development. He has over 15 articles published and one textbook. He has served on the MBA faculty of Boston University and the Wharton School.
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