Mission Statement

Achieving the best of what it means to be human thus creating a kinder world

Definition

 
 

Origin

 

 

Reinventing population behavioral health care, we combine a national network of credentialed mental health counselors with an artificial intelligence platform in the form of human-assisted “bots”. 

 Our management team brings together deep behavioral health industry, population health and technology leadership. We are passionate about achieving the best of what it means to be human and thus creating a kinder world.  

 

Management TEAM


Guy Barnard

Guy Barnard MA, MBA


Chief Executive Officer

Developed and scaled the most advanced population health technology platform in the industry

Management team of $1B public company, serving 65 million lives

3 decades of top tier strategic (BCG), disruptive tech consulting and industry executive experience to startups and Fortune 100

BA, MA Cambridge University, MBA MIT
 
 

 

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Kati Lohr

Kati Lohr MA, MA, NCC, LPC-MHSP, ACS


Chief Clinical Officer

Serial entrepreneur; founding team >12 behavior health startups, all with successful growth and exits

Currently co-own and operate three behavioral health corporations / residential institutions

Sought after as a leading expert in addictions, codependency, trauma, and adolescent and family systems

Facilitates executive leadership training and consultation for individuals and teams


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Steve Yeager

Steve Yeager


Chief Technology Officer

Over two decades of healthtech leadership at Sharecare, Healthways, Stanford Univeristy Medical and Lovelace Health System

Chief technology officer of $600M+ portfolio to deliver population health services to employers, state agencies, health plans, and health systems

Reduced operating costs by 30% with comprehensive technology strategy and disciplined execution

Proud veteran of the United States Air Force


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Lisa Henderson

Lisa Henderson MS, MA, NCC, LPC-MHSP


Chief Operating Officer

CEO, Comprehensive Health Centers

Expert in eating disorders, trauma, addictions

Regional management team, national mental health treatment provider

Chair-Elect, American Counseling Association Southern Region

President Emeritus, Tennessee Counseling Association

Adjunct Professor at Vanderbilt University, Peabody College of Education and Human Development, Nashville


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Steve Sachtleben

Steve Sachtleben BA


Chief Sales Officer

20 years of population health sales and executive leadership.

Chief Sales Officer and Senior Vice President of population health for $1B public company.

Executive team of Blue Zones Project®, a community-wide population health initiative, impacting millions of lives throughout the country.

Expertise in partnering with Fortune 500 employers, health plans, health systems, state governments, and labor groups.


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Karla

Karla


Chief Conversational Agent

Gathers information anytime, anywhere

Loyal to participants being supported

Non-judgmental, just here to help

 
 

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Guy P. H. Barnard

Co-Founder, CEO, & Director Synchronous Health, Inc

Developed and scaled the most advanced population health platform in the industry, serving 65 million lives

Management team of $1B public company (CIO; Head of Strategy & Planning)

3 decades of top tier strategic, disruptive tech consulting and  industry executive experience to startups and Fortune 100; clients include Chevron, Pfizer, Pharmacia, Millennium,  BlueCross BlueShield+, Walt Disney, ESPN, ABC, Lucent, New York Life, PWC, AARP, RBC, Vanguard Health, Lloyds of London, Eagle Star

Principal, BCG; Senior Manager, Accenture

BA, MA Cambridge; MBA MIT

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Tom
Curtis

Managing Director, Wealth Management,
SunTrust Bank;
Director, Synchronous Health, Inc

Diversified Trust, 2004 – 2017; $6.5B assets under management; co-founded Nashville office & created firm’s firm's Institutional Advisory Services

Therapeutic Antibodies

J.C. Bradford & Co.

Current board member Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County Employee Benefit System, The Healing Trust, and Montgomery Bell Academy

Member of Leadership Nashville and a founding member of Meharry Medical College’s Circle of Friends

BA Vanderbilt,
MBA University of Chicago

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lisa
henderson

Co-Founder, COO, & Director, Synchronous Health, Inc

Expert in eating disorders, trauma, addictions

Regional management team, national mental health treatment provider

Chair, American Counseling Association Southern Region

Committee Chair for International Development of American Counseling Association

President Emeritus, Tennessee Counseling Association

Adjunct Professor at Vanderbilt University, Peabody College of Education and Human Development, Nashville

MS, MA, NCC, LPC-MHSP

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Shaheed I. Koury

MD, MBA, FACEP
CMO & President Clinical Operations, Quorum Health

Corporate President for a $2.0B publicly-traded hospital company ( QHC) that owns 27 hospitals in 16 states, manages another 95 hospitals in 32 states; 3,600 beds, 14,000 employees and 470 employed providers

Board Certified Emergency Physician with 20 years of clinical experience

Vice President for Quality & Clinical Transformation, Community Health Systems

Executive Advisor, Genesis Ventures International

Owner and Director for an eight-facility emergency medicine group, Lutheran Health Network

MBA Indiana Wesleyan, MD University of Kentucky

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Ben R. Leedle
(CHAIR)

President, CEO, & Director, Blue Zones, LLC;
Chairman and Director, Synchronous Health, Inc

President, CEO & Director, Healthways, Inc.  2003 – 20016;  transformed company from small company focused on diabetes to number one independent population health mgmt.  company in the world

Built Healthways with key acquisitions, including Axia Health Management, Status One, Care Steps, My HealthIQ, First Opinion, Health Honors and Navvis Consulting. From 1995 to 2015, increased shareholder value by a 11x, from $1.67 to $20.62/share, with 3 stock splits.

An authentic visionary but just as much a relentless executor; as CEO, grew revenues ten-fold from $75 million to about $750 million between 2003 and 2015

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Kati Lohr

Co-Founder, Chief Clinical and Talent Officer, and Director, Synchronous Health, Inc

Serial entrepreneur; founding team >12 behavior health startups, all with successful growth and exits

Currently co-own and operate three behavioral health corporations / residential institutions

Founder and Director of Not-for-Profit organization to assist individuals in accessing behavioral health treatment

Sought after as a leading expert in addictions, codependency, trauma, and adolescent family

Facilitates executive leadership training and consultation for individuals and teams

MA, MA, NCC, LPC-MHSP, ACS

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Alfred Lumsdaine

Chief Financial Officer,
Quorum Health;
Director, Synchronous Health, Inc

President, CFO, COO, Population Health, ShareCare

25+% increase in efficiency; returned the division to profitability; reduced costs by $40M; retained all of the top 20 accounts during transition.

Chief Financial & Administrative Officer, Interim President & CEO, Controller & Chief Accounting Officer,  Healthways 2002-2016

Led the sale of Healthways’ population health business to Sharecare; resulted in a 400% increase in stock value

Prior roles include Logisco, Aegis, Theraphysics, & Willis

Audit manager at E&Y

BS, MA UT Knoxville

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Rob Waggener

Senior Advisor, BlueMountain Capital;
Director, Synchronous Health, Inc

Senior Advisor, BlueMountain Capital Management / Project Build Behavioral Health LLC / Elements Behavioral Health, Inc., 2018 - present

Vice President, Addiction Services, Universal Health Services, an $11 billion hospital and healthcare company

Chief Executive Officer, Foundations Recovery Network, a national multi-site treatment company

Led Foundations for over 12 years through three external mergers and acquisitions

Portfolio CEO for N Prtizker, Sterling; Facility CEO for UHS, Charter

Licensed Clinical Social Worker and  distinguished Fellow in the American College of Healthcare

BS UT Martin,
MSSW UT Knoxville


 

our Value Propostion

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Kindness Means
Better Health

Empowering people, communities and systems with knowledge, compassion, trusted experts and relevant resources that lead to sustainable change and wisdom.

Culture of Kindness

Empowering people, communities and systems with knowledge, compassion, trusted experts and relevant resources that lead to sustainable change and wisdom.

Higher Productivity
& Performance

Empowering people, communities and systems with knowledge, compassion, trusted experts and relevant resources that lead to sustainable change and wisdom.

Richer Life Experience

Empowering people, communities and systems with knowledge, compassion, trusted experts and relevant resources that lead to sustainable change and wisdom.

Lower Cost

Empowering people, communities and systems with knowledge, compassion, trusted experts and relevant resources that lead to sustainable change and wisdom.

Sense of Community

Empowering people, communities and systems with knowledge, compassion, trusted experts and relevant resources that lead to sustainable change and wisdom.

 
The various features and aspects of human life, such as longevity, good health, success, happiness and so forth, which we consider desirable, all are dependent on kindness and a good heart.
— Dalai Lama