David Allen earned his MBA from the University of Tulsa, which he attended on a full academic scholarship as an undergraduate, and has done additional post-graduate work in Healthcare Systems Management at the University of Denver. David has over 20 years of healthcare management experience, including senior-management roles, working for industry leaders such as Quest Diagnostics and GE Healthcare. He has a well documented track-record of success in managing large, highly-productive organizations with financial responsibility into the hundreds of millions of dollars.
David’s experience includes roles in general management, sales, marketing, and finance. He has also worked as a paid consultant for Liberty Partners, a venture capital firm, and as an adjunct business professor for Johnson and Wales University. For several years, he chaired an interdepartmental committee at Quest Diagnostics charged with driving operational effectiveness and improving profitability. He oversaw projects that affected how the company managed its logistics and other functional departments. Throughout his career, David has demonstrated a prowess for maximizing organizational profitability through top-line growth and effective cost management while maximizing customer satisfaction.
While at Quest Diagnostics, David was trained in Six Sigma and championed multiple quality improvement projects including a medical billing project. The quality process improvement skills he acquired through Six Sigma combined with his extensive management experience enable David to drive organizational excellence within Flatirons Practice Management, leading David and his team to dramatically improve the amount and speed of collections for their clients.
In November 2013, David testified before the U. S. Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship about the effects of the Affordable Care Act on small businesses. He was subsequently quoted in multiple print media, including Bloomberg Businessweek, and appeared on Fox News’ The Kelly File with Megyn Kelly.