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.


Brianna Motley Associate 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...

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...

Amanda Olderog

Amanda Olderog Senior Director

As a leader of the orthopedics and surgery teams for Sg2, Amanda provides expert insight on orthopedic and ambulatory surgery trends, national forecasts, service line optimization, and strategic planning for health care organizations across the country. Amanda is a veteran in specialty services business management, beginning as a managed care...

Chris Pagano 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...

Ted Pfeiffer Principal

As a member of the Sg2 Consulting team, Ted focuses on strategic planning and business growth engagements. He has worked for more than 20 years as a consultant and community builder on behalf of health care providers. Prior to joining Sg2, Ted served as executive director of InSight, the independent...

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 Senior Director

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...

Amit Sharma

Amit Sharma Consulting Lead

Amit is an international health care business leader with 15 years of experience in solving key business and clinical questions. He has led health care projects in 10 countries, across Canada and in 30 US states. Amit has been with Sg2 since 2004. As a lead on Sg2’s Consulting team,...

Lisa Slama, PhD Associate Principal

Lisa guides hospital and health system executive leadership and planning teams in developing clinical/business models to prepare for the high-value health care era. She also leads strategic planning projects to help organizations increase market share, foster alignment with providers, improve profitability and optimize care delivery. As an enterprise strategy thought...

Mike Strilesky

Michael Strilesky Principal

Mike brings over 15 years of health care strategy and consulting experience to his role as principal at Sg2. He has worked across all aspects of the provider continuum and has developed strategies and led engagements for community hospitals, integrated delivery networks, academic medical centers and independent provider organizations. He...

Ryota Terada Director

As a member of Sg2’s Intelligence team, Ryota contributes to the development and delivery of orthopedics and spine offerings. He contributes to publications, web seminars, the annual development of Sg2’s Impact of Change® forecast and other analytical tools. In his time at Sg2, Ryota has also focused on payment- and policy-related...