MIKE MEYER

President
Scottsdale, Arizona

PROFESSIONAL PROFILE

Mike Meyer is an entrepreneur, author, health care expert and founder and host of the CCX Cancer Summit held each year in NYC. He is the President of Meyer Consulting. Early in the pandemic he co-authored an op-ed in the Wall Street Journal titled Medical Lockdown will Cause A Disease Surge which proved remarkably accurate. He is known for his work with leading health systems, academic medical centers and health care companies. Over the years he has built or helped grow multiple health care companies.

Meyer's early career was as vice president in charge of the New York office of Amherst Associates, which went public in 1981. He subsequently became a senior partner in Witt Kieffer before founding Meyer Consulting in 2007.

Meyer founded Cancer Care at the Crossroads (CCX) Summit in 2016. This one-of-a-kind event brings together senior health care executives from the US and international. In 2019, Meyer Consulting's executive search practice was acquired by Westwood & Wilshire, one of the premier firms in life sciences and technology.

He serves or has served on multiple Boards. Meyer was a board member of Summit Select, part of Summit Medical Group which merged with CityMD creating one of the largest private physician groups in the US with support from Warburg Pincus. He co-founded the Institute for Mental Health Research (imhr.org) and is a board member of the Human Health and Research Foundation (hherf.org) based in London. He has been widely quoted on healthcare, oncology, mental health and retiree topics in healthcare and business publications. He is the author of Catastrophic Illness and Catastrophic Health Insurance published by the Heritage Foundation, and co-author of Destination Southwest, A Guide to Retiring and Wintering in Arizona.

PRIOR EXPERIENCE

Before forming Meyer Consulting, Meyer was a senior partner and board member of Witt/Kieffer, a top-ten executive search firm in healthcare and not-for profit sectors, where he built and oversaw the firm's managed care practice. Prior he was vice president in charge of the New York office of Amherst Associates, a public healthcare advisory firm acquired by HBOC, and director with Medicus Systems, a consulting division of Wittaker Corporation, a multi-billion dollar international healthcare conglomerate.

Meyer is board chair and co-founder of the Institute for Mental Health Research (www.imhr.org), the only statewide, not-for-profit organization of its kind in the US which partners with and funds Arizona researchers and direct care providers in their broad-based and innovative mental health research. He has been widely quoted on healthcare, mental health and retiree topics in healthcare and general publications.

AREAS OF EXPERTISE

Healthcare Executive Search and Strategic Advisory
New Venture Development
Strategic Partner Development
Healthcare Policy and Legislation

EDUCATION

Master of Business Administration, Hospital Administration and Finance
University of Chicago, Booth School of Business
Bachelor of Science, Biology
University of Chicago
   BACK