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David Abernethy, Chief Information Officer

Dave’s IT career spans over 19 years.  Prior to beginning his career in IT, Dave served and retired as a United States Air Force (USAF) officer. While in the Air Force, Dave was recognized as the most junior United States Air Force Academy Commander, and was selected for promotion 2 years early, being recognized as the top 1% of the USAF.

Dave has had many key healthcare IT roles such as serving as the VP of Data Operations and Technology at, where in less than 3 years, was key in tripling the organizations revenue and data products by over 300%.  Additionally, Dave served as the largest medical device manufacturer’s Chief of CRM Technology, where he managed over 15 different customer-facing enterprise applications and global implementations.  He is not only a Certified ScrumMaster, Scrum Product Owner and Scrum Professional, but is a MCDBA, MCSA, MCSD, MCP, MSS, ITIL Foundations V3, Siebel Customer Certified Consultant and Instructor, and Lean Six Sigma Green Belt. He has both undergraduate and graduate degrees with honors and is a frequent speaker involving an array of healthcare topics to a wide range of audiences, including speaking at the US Capitol.