As an associate principal on Sg2’s Consulting team, Sommer supports clients to reimagine their care delivery models, patient experience, market strategies and built environments. She has over 15 years of health care provider and consulting experience, with expertise in strategy, operations, finance and design. Her expertise spans the care continuum and ranges from multihospital health systems to stand-alone critical access hospitals to ambulatory.
Prior to joining Sg2, Sommer served in executive leadership roles at both Providence and Hospital Sisters Health System and has national health care consulting experience. She has led in the development and implementation of short- and long-range strategic plans, strategic capital management, advocacy, branding, partnership and physician alignment strategies, as well as space planning and design optimization.
Sommer is motivated by a deep commitment to revolutionizing the patient experience and access to care across the US. She understands the complex issues facing health care providers today and the need to pursue strategies that are both feasible and impactful. A strategist to her core, she leverages qualitative and quantitative data to develop solutions that produce real results for her clients.
Sommer is a board-certified Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives. She holds an MBA from Millikin University with a BA in environmental sciences from Illinois College. Sommer has also been accredited by the Center for Health Design in evidence-based design, showcasing her understanding of the interdependencies of clinical outcomes, patient experiences, operational efficiency, financial health and the built environment.