Director of Optimization
Focused on frictionless health experiences, Brandon Zaharoff works with analytical teams to create and integrate solutions that fit seamlessly into the existing routines of businesses and individuals. At Shields Health Solutions, Brandon focuses on building its outcomes-improvement platform, TelemetryRx, to deliver seamless experiences across the chronic care ecosystem. Further, he identifies and executes organization-optimization initiatives that improve patient health and hospital partner economics. Throughout his career, he has helped to build organizations that pursue a data-driven approach to improve lives. Previously, Brandon worked for Pegasus Capital Advisors as a private equity investment professional and board member for businesses in the health, sustainability, and wellness spaces. Brandon has also worked with one of the top-performing healthcare and life sciences private equity firms, Linden Capital Partners, where he rapidly honed his fundamentals-investing and financial management skill sets, which he began to develop while in the healthcare M&A group of William Blair & Company, a global investment bank. At William Blair, he completed 10 M&A, equity, and debt transactions across healthcare IT, healthcare services, medical devices, diagnostics, medical equipment, and distribution. This background in healthcare, operations, analytics, and finance provides Brandon a nuanced perspective on building value for individuals and organizations through patient health improvement.
Brandon completed his undergraduate degree with honors from Northwestern University where he majored in Mathematical Methods in the Social Science (MMSS) and Economics, while minoring in Political Science. He also received a Financial Economics certificate from the Kellogg School of Management and delivered the student commencement address.