Julie Stewart is a results-driven professional with extensive experience in strategic partnership development, operational excellence and business development from startups to a Fortune 500 global HealthCare Enterprise. She has a consistent record of positioning organizations for success, growing new business into high performing units through strong operations, and building highly accomplished teams dedicated to delivering stellar results. Julie has sought to make her mark on the healthcare environment by working as a healthcare executive in both large and small organizations that are committed to impacting care delivery in a meaningful way while minimizing the overall cost to the healthcare system.
With over 20 years of experience, Julie has led large teams, managed a diverse P&L, driven growth and developed innovative programs and services. She has initiated several successful startups and led her teams through complex acquisitions and integration. While serving as a Division Vice President, Julie’s team created the largest strategic partnership at DaVita involving multiple physician groups and complex healthcare systems and laid the foundation for the company’s first strategic partnership involving 4 different competing investment entities. Julie brings a broad understanding across healthcare delivery systems including hospital, physician and community-based care settings.
Julie is at her best when she is developing tomorrow’s great leaders, driven by the belief that people and relationships drive organizational success. As a member of the DaVita University’s Senior Faculty, she helped shaped over 600 new frontline leaders through DVU’s innovative Facilitator Administrator Survival Training (FAST) with her honest and “real” approach. A graduate of DaVita’s elite Greenhouse Summit, she is driven by creating meaningful strategic relationships and transformational teams. Julie currently serves as a facilitator and family guide at the Goering Center’s Next Generation Institute (NGI). At NGI she helps family owned businesses transition business ownership from one generation to the next. Julie is an inspirational leader committed to diversity and inclusion, a customer first philosophy and servant leadership.
She earned her Master in Health Administration from Duke University and her Bachelor in Business Administration from Marshall University. Julie serves on the Board of Advisors for Ghent Manufacturing, HealthWorks and as a Board Trustee for the Ovarian Cancer Alliance of Greater Cincinnati.
Keynote: Navigating the Health and Wellness Journey