Kristi Bohling-DaMetz, RN, BSN, MBA
Chief Executive Officer
Kristi specializes in health care delivery transformation with more than 20 years of healthcare delivery, adult learning, workforce
development, and performance improvement experience. She began her professional career as an RN in hospital and ambulatory settings
and then transitioned into continuing education—specializing in community engagement as well as business and industry training.
Cecilia L. Saffold, MBA, PMP
Chief Operating Officer
Cecilia L. Saffold has twenty years of experience serving at the highest levels of leadership in organizations enhancing community health. As
Chief Operating Officer at HealthTeamWorks, she cultivates an internal culture of continuous improvement and high
stewardship of product and service standards. This is achieved through her formation and direction of a Project Management Office (PMO),
shared accountability for financial performance, and leadership of company performance evaluation activities.
Israel Ortiz has over 11 years of experience in the healthcare industry. He is currently helping practices to transform, adapt and
sustain models to improve the services provided to their communities and populations. Israel had the experience to work for a Federal
Qualified Health Center (FQHC), where he served in different levels and positions. He has led several Quality Initiatives and Programs,
which have fostered a passion for supporting practices creating sustainable systems and models to face the current challenges and changes
in the healthcare environment more effectively.
Blake J. Williamson, MD, MS, FACPE
HealthTeamWorks Collaborative Partner
Blake brings more than 20 years of leadership experience managing teams in integrated health systems, managed care organizations,
physician practices, and health care consulting. During his nine years as an executive at Blue Cross Blue Shield of Kansas City, he launched
the health plan’s patient-centered medical home project and designed the plan’s advanced payment model contracts.
Understanding all sides of the insurance-hospital-physician link, he helps organizations understand and manage the risk of populations and
create the infrastructure to carry employers, health systems and payers successfully into the future.