1Richard Schwartz


Richard Schwartz serves as CEO of Health Evolution, where he has been since the beginning of 2021. He is passionate about surfacing opportunities to promote positive change in health care and is privileged to work with this extraordinary community of cross-industry CEOs and other leaders best positioned to do just that.

Richard 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.

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.