Chrystie Leonard brings more than twenty years of diverse experience and leadership in the healthcare market to GHX. An executive with a strong passion for excellence and values, she has led a wide range of functional teams including commercial, financial, strategic, corporate development and more. Her breadth of experience spans start-ups, mid-size companies and large multi-national organizations in medical device, pharma, diagnostics, communications and urgent care.
In her current role as general manager, Credentialing and Managed Services, Leonard is responsible for overseeing the Commercial, Product and Operations teams with P/L responsibility and Atlanta site leadership. Her multi-functional expertise and track record for accelerating, forming and even turning around high-growth businesses, makes her uniquely suited to lead this $70M business unit. Leonard is passionate about investing in people and driven to transform the business.
During the five years prior to joining GHX in 2019, Leonard founded and operated a multi-location urgent care provider organization, BestCare Now, and was the owner of Nascent Medical, a medical communications company. Prior to that, Leonard held senior leadership roles within Siemens Diagnostics, Covidien/Medtronic and Bard Medical, leading teams responsible for closing billion-dollar acquisitions, creating companywide strategic plans, forming new divisions and turning around ailing businesses.
Leonard holds a bachelor’s degree in Biology from Boston College, an MBA in Finance from Babson College, and a master’s degree in Pharmacology & Experimental Therapeutics from Boston University.