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The Lancer Group recruits Vice President Strategy & Business Development for ePrescription company Surescripts

calendarJuly 4, 2022
The Lancer Group recruits Vice President Strategy & Business Development for ePrescription company Surescripts

Jim Evans

ARLINGTON, VA, 1st June 2022
– The Lancer Group is delighted to announce our recent placement of Jim Evans as the new Vice President Strategy & Business Development for Surescripts, the USA’s leading e-prescription company.

As a respected Growth Strategy Consultant, Jim has a proven history of success in scaling technology and service businesses, leading cross-functional teams, raising capital, and launching new initiatives that facilitate transformation and multimillion-dollar turnarounds.

Commanding his early career in commercial operations, strategy, and finance, he bridges gaps between technology and enterprise strategy to promote sustainable, expansive growth.

Having built up a strong portfolio of success in M&A, new market development, pricing, and healthcare growth strategy, Jim is regularly recognized as an industry thought leader and has extensive experience engaging with the C-suite of 22 of the top 25 US commercial health companies.

A seasoned board member and award-winning innovator, he delivers large-scale contributions to companies through introduction of multifaceted growth strategies, business development plans, and revolution of current practices and systems. A powerful influencer and engaging leader, he is skilled in building and leading high performing teams, and is dedicated to helping all under his leadership succeed.

Areas of Expertise: Business Development | Board Engagement | Start-ups | Strategy & Execution |
Change Management | Marketing Strategy | Leadership | Management Consulting | Strategic Partnerships | Mergers & Acquisitions | Process Improvement | Team Building

Career History

Prior to joining Surescripts, Jim was a Principal at Axiom Consulting Partners. He supported the the Growth Strategy practice with a particular focus on the challenges of the software industry. Jim partnered with clients to identify opportunities for growth, improve pricing, develop better products and identify more productive markets for their solutions. He has 15 years in the healthcare industry, helping solutions providers serve hospitals, insurers and long-term care providers provide higher quality, lower cost care.

Jim spent 10 years in consulting at Booz Allen Hamilton, Cerenti Marketing Group and as the founder of i2g Consulting. His industry experience includes VP of Network and Financial Management at McKesson Health Solutions where he worked with 22 of the 25 largest health insurers in the US. He also led analytical marketing as a VP at KeyBank. Jim served in the submarine force of the US Navy on the USS Michigan (SSBN-727) and as a NROTC instructor at Northwestern University.

About Surescripts

Surescripts is an Arlington, Virginia based information technology company that supports e-prescription, the electronic transmission of prescriptions between health care organizations and pharmacies, as well as general health information exchange (HIE) of medical records. It serves the nation through simpler, trusted health intelligence sharing, in order to increase patient safety, lower costs and improve the quality of care.

Private Equity Recruitment

The Lancer Group is a retained executive search and private equity recruitment firm providing advisory services to growth investors and their portfolio companies.

Founded in 1998, we are a trusted provider of human capital for leading private equity firms and have placed thousands of executives into private equity portfolio companies since our inception.

Our 25 years of experience helps investors drive portfolio company ROI by finding the right talent. We understand the operational rigor and financial discipline needed for lead investor-backed companies in value creation and we are experts in delivering proven leaders for investors in software and tech-enabled service companies.

We are experts in C-suite executive search, operating partners and boards. We provide pre-deal services, executive assessments and high-quality previously PE-backed diversity candidates

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