Sg2 Experts

Sg2’s team of experts leads the development of analytics, intelligence and consulting. Their thoughtful analysis and provocative opinions guide health care leaders as they navigate the evolving health care landscape.


Chad Giese Principal

Building on his longtime cardiovascular service line leadership at Sg2, Chad now leads the Service Line Practice within Sg2’s Intelligence group. He helps advance the thought leadership across Sg2’s service line teams to ensure members have the strategic insights to navigate the current landscape and the future projections to set...

Tony Guth

Anthony Guth Senior Director

As a Senior Director on the Sg2 Intelligence team, Anthony supports the System of CARE practice. He focuses his research on surgical services, service distribution and ambulatory strategy. Anthony helps define Sg2’s perspective on how health systems can more effectively integrate, shift and coordinate care delivery across the System of...

Ryan Hallenbeck

Ryan Hallenbeck Associate Principal

As an associate principal on Sg2’s Consulting team, Ryan manages strategic engagements with a variety of clients across health care including academic medical centers, national health systems, regional health systems and community hospitals. Ryan has almost 20 years of health care provider and industry experience with deep expertise in strategy...

Manuel Hernandez

Manuel Hernandez, MD Principal

Organizations seeking unparalleled expertise in health care strategy, operations and design need look no further than Dr Hernandez. A clinically active physician and Principal in Sg2’s Consulting practice, Dr Hernandez has supported over 100 hospitals and health systems around the globe to reimagine their models of care, operations, patient experience...

Ron Herzig

Ron Herzig, PhD Principal

As a consulting principal on Sg2’s Life Sciences and Industry team, Ron leads strategic engagements with the pharmaceutical industry (pharma), medical device companies and distributors to provide market insights and direction on their strategically important growth areas. He brings over 2 decades of international experience working in strategic leadership roles...

Mark Holmquist

Mark Holmquist Principal

As part of the Life Sciences and Industry team, Mark leads the sales and delivery of MarketPulse, one of Sg2’s newest product offerings. MarketPulse provides medical device and pharmaceutical drug purchase data from over 3,500 health care facilities in the US, including hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers and physician offices. Mark...

Donnelle Jageman

Donnelle Jageman Director

As a member of Sg2’s Intelligence team, Donnelle contributes to the development of thought leadership in orthopedics and translates trends, developments and market forces that shape the future of orthopedics into strategic business recommendations and resources for Sg2’s members. Donnelle has served in a variety of strategic planning and business...

Karl Karlsson, PhD

Karl Karlsson, PhD VP, Sg2 Life Science & Industry

As the lead on the Sg2 Life Sciences and Industry team, Karl leverages nearly 20 years of life sciences experience to develop strategies and solutions for biopharma, medical device, distributors, health IT and finance services. On a day-to-day basis, he helps position Sg2 as a strategic advisor in partnerships between...

Karyl Kopaskie

Karyl Kopaskie, PhD Principal

Karyl is a health care strategy expert and leader who helps Sg2 members succeed in strategic prioritization, program development and projecting health care demand. She has deep content knowledge in strategic planning, service line strategy for women’s health and pediatrics, health equity, and social determinants of health. Future focused and...

Janelle Kwan

Janelle Kwan Senior Director

As a member of Sg2’s Intelligence team, Janelle works with leadership teams to identify the impact of industry trends on strategic planning and workforce strategy. She plays a key role in the development of thought leadership in this space, leading research for executive briefings and presenting findings at various Sg2...

Eric Lam Principal

Eric supports Sg2’s Intelligence team by driving innovative market analytics frameworks and models and providing unique market analyses and strategic recommendations to Sg2 members. His work focuses on service line evaluation and strategic planning, strategic prioritization, enterprise growth planning, facility forecasting, customized research, post-acute care development, partnership evaluation, and strategic...

Rebecca Limestall

Rebecca Limestall Principal

Rebecca directs the delivery of Sg2 intelligence via educational offerings such as conferences, courses and webinars. She oversees Sg2’s flagship annual conference series, the Sg2 Executive Summit, which presents thought leadership and strategic advice to more than 1,000 health care executives across the US. As leader of Sg2 member education,...