1Richard Schwartz


Richard Schwartz served as Executive Officer of the Advisory Board Company from 2002 to 2018, where he led the firm’s health care practice as Chief Operating Officer. In that capacity he was responsible for expanding the firm’s capabilities – spanning research, consulting, and data/analytic software services – bringing them to bear on 4000+ member organizations’ most pressing issues, and driving strong results.

More recently Richard has been providing consulting services to a range of firms from PE and other investment companies to health care and media companies. Prior to joining the Advisory Board, Richard worked at a boutique consulting firm advising Fortune 100-size companies on policy issues, a bio-technology center, and a policy think-tank. He received a B.A. degree from Stanford University and an M.B.A. from Duke University. He is married with three children.