Jacob Blanchard, Affiliate
Strategy and Operations Consultant
Jake Blanchard is an operations-minded professional with a strong background in process improvement, project/change management, supply chain, and strategic planning. Jake has spent the majority of his career working in healthcare, from workflow optimization to electronic health record implementation, to developing patient engagement governance structures with executives in some of the top health systems in the United States. Jake has built a reputation as a complex problem solver, has a knack for helping teams obtain ownership and alignment quickly, and bridging the gap between strategy and execution.
Notably, Jake has worked with MWI (AmerisourceBergen) as a Strategic Program Manager running a critical strategic transformation program, Healthwise as the consulting practice leader, and UCLA Medical Center as a strategic program manager overseeing a two-year IT infrastructure upgrade.
Jake holds a Masters in Business from Arizona State with an emphasis in Supply Chain Management, is the former President of APICs Idaho, a CSCP certified supply chain professional, ADKAR Certified Change Professional, and Certified in Health Care Information Systems.
When he's not consulting, Jake is a High-Performance Mindset Coach, an amature Brazilian Jiujitsu competitor, musician, podcast host, and host of a web series designed to support businesses in Idaho.