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.


Kevin Lieb

Kevin Lieb Principal

Kevin is responsible for business development and client relationship efforts. He has more than 24 years of health care–related experience delivering solutions across a broad spectrum of hospital based initiatives, which include project leadership related to physician alignment, quality improvement, patient satisfaction, service line strategy and market development, as well...

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,...

Christopher McBride

Chris McBride Principal

Chris has more than 30 years of experience in health care consulting and has worked with hospitals, health systems, physician practices and suppliers within the industry. His consulting focus has included financial management, strategic planning, marketing/communications plan development and implementation, hospital-physician managed care negotiation, hospital-physician alignment, market growth, program development,...

Jeremy C Miller, MD Sg2 Fellow

Jeremy contributes to Sg2’s intelligence on health care utilization trends, strategic planning, technology integration, physician alignment and clinical operations. His areas of clinical expertise include obstetrics and gynecology and minimally invasive surgery. Jeremy leverages his experience as a practicing physician and is an expert presenter and facilitator at various Sg2...

Brianna Motley Principal

Brianna is a visionary strategist who develops innovative and structured planning approaches for large-scale health systems and multimarket organizations. As a member of the Sg2 Consulting team, she performs customized market analyses for her clients, basing strategic direction for success in the new value-based and consumer-focused health care era. Brianna...

Kristin Oberfeld

Kristin Oberfeld Principal

As an Sg2 Principal, Kristin specializes in projects across the spectrum of physician alignment, paying particular attention to bundled payments and other value-based care services. She is a continuous innovator of episodic analytic support mechanisms, a mentor to consultants and an industry presenter. Kristin has over a decade of health...

Chad O’Connor Vice President

As a key member of Sg2’s product strategy and management team, Chad oversees the positioning and development of the Sg2 Analytics platform. With a deep understanding of the current issues facing health system executives, he crafts the platform to address their needs. Chad also works directly with many Sg2 clientele...

Jennifer O’Connor Associate Principal

As a senior member of the Sg2 Intelligence team, Jennifer works with business and clinical executives from leading hospitals and health systems to find and examine solutions related to physician alignment, engagement and workforce planning. As one of the original faculty of Sg2’s strategic planning workshop, she also works with...

Chris Pagano Senior Director

As a leader on Sg2’s technology and innovation team, Chris provides guidance on the implications and relevance of virtual care in the health industry. He also interprets the impact of emerging technologies on the health care landscape and advises US and international organizations on how best to leverage these offerings...

Jay B Prystowsky, MD, MBA Principal

With 25 years of experience as a practicing general surgeon, Jay provides a clinical perspective to Vizient and Sg2 consulting services related to quality, clinical and cost variation, operational efficiency, and strategy. He assists clients at an enterprise and service line level with integration and alignment of market performance, clinical...

Kelly Richard Associate Principal

As a member of Sg2’s Intelligence team, Kelly focuses on enterprise and employer strategy, as well as value-based care, researching current health care trends. She helps clients apply these trends to their market strategies through customized intelligence, client on-sites and consulting engagements, while assisting in the development of Sg2 publications...

Darcy Shanks

Darcy Shanks Associate Principal

Based in Sg2’s Denver office, Darcy manages and leads a team of consultants and directors responsible for delivering specialized consulting services to hospital and physician group practice members. She also personally consults with hospital executives, physicians and physician group practice administrators on implementing health care reform initiatives, with a heavy...