John and Natasha Deane Foundation

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Who We Are

Leadership

John Deane

John Deane

President and Co-Founder

Born in Baltimore in 1961, John attended American University. For 32 years, John led a successful career as a senior healthcare executive. In 1998 John founded Southwind Health Partners, a start-up healthcare business focused on providing management services for hospital and health system sponsored physician practices out of his home in Nashville and over 20 years grew the business into one of the nation’s pre-eminent healthcare consulting practices. Following the acquisition of Southwind by Advisory Board John led the development of an expansive, full-service consulting and management division serving over 250 health system clients in 50 states with approximately 400 consultants and staff.

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Natasha Deane Ph.D.

Vice President and Co-Founder

Born in 1961 in St. Louis, Missouri, Natasha studied Biology and Medicine at Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island. John and Natasha met in 1987 while living in St. Louis where John was working with Natasha’s father, Neville Grant, M.D., a prominent physician leader at Washington University Medical Center. The two were married in the spring of 1988.

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Director

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Brittany Witt

Director

Brittany Witt has more than 10 years of professional experience, and throughout her career has held multiple dynamic roles enabling her to hone a diverse and unique skill set. In her most recent role as Consultant with the Advisory Board, Brittany was involved in a variety of initiatives across the firm’s physician services and value-based care terrains, emphasizing client service, subject-matter expertise and data-driven solutions to address Advisory Board members’ most pressing healthcare challenges.

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Partners

thinkTN

Think Tennessee

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Project Register

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TEA

The Equity Alliance

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Project Return

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aclu

ACLU TN

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Greenways for Nashville

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Briteheart

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