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Christine Bechtel


Christine has spent her career shaping both public policies and on-the-ground practices that result in better health and care. She is a well-known consumer advocate and health care expert, having served in organizations like AARP, the National Partnership for Women & Families and the American Health Quality Association. ​ She is a skilled leader and strategist with experience developing and overseeing complex projects, managing social impact campaigns funded by the nation's largest philanthropies, and developing innovative, real world solutions for health care challenges. While not traveling for work, she enjoys the peace and focus of golf, as well as her rescue animals: dog Shelby, and cats Quinnie and The Outlaw Josey Wales (aka: Jo-Jo).

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Jennifer Sweeney


Jennifer harnesses her passion for catalyzing change to help both health care organizations and individual health care leaders enhance existing strengths and improve organizational effectiveness and leadership capacity. Jennifer possesses a deep knowledge of health care delivery system models, performance measurement and public reporting, patient- and family-centered care and engagement, governance processes and quality improvement strategies.

She built the first-ever network of patients and families engaged in quality measure development and uses her entrepreneurial spirit to design innovative approaches to changing health care. She spends her “downtime” wrangling her two teenagers and enjoying hikes with her three spoiled dogs.

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Colleen McNally, RN, MSED, CPHQ


Colleen has a passion for health care improvement.  Her frontline experience as a Registered Nurse has fueled her commitment to find opportunities over the last 20 years to advance quality care. She was one of six national project directors for the first federal Medicare Quality Improvement Organization projects in the late 90s. Colleen has been a consultant since 2013, supporting a variety of clients in quality improvement, project management, organizational assessment, document accessibility requirements, plain language, and technical writing. Colleen is also a lifetime auxiliary member of Carroll Hospital Center, volunteering time and expertise to support her local health system. She enjoys running and traveling with her husband and teenage daughter.  

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X4 Health has access to a comprehensive network independent contractors with expertise ranging from health care quality and health data to narrative leadership, organizational development and program design.

Laura Adams

The Catalyst

With a passion for catalyzing inspired action, Laura knows how to create innovation and motivation to tackle some of health care’s most vexing challenges. From building award-winning statewide information exchange (HIE) in Rhode Island to traveling the world with the father of modern Quality Improvement science, Laura pioneers solutions in health, innovation, and the deepening of human connection. She’s also a gifted public speaker.

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Colleen Cannon Boyd

The Coach

Dedicated to the success and overall well-being of her clients, Colleen transforms business by transforming leaders. She forges authentic connections with executives from any discipline and helps them implement a process of assessment, action, and realignment that expands their capacity to manage, motivate and achieve.

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Larry Dressler

The Sage

A trusted confidant and advisor to organizations ranging from Fortune 100 companies to charitable foundations, Larry helps individuals and organizations hold conversations characterized by depth, energy, authenticity, and imagination. His superpower is designing and facilitating break-through conversations that lead to shared commitment, innovation, and impact. 

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Deb Chromik

The Brilliance Facilitator

Able to see brilliance within and among individuals, Deb’s superpower is facilitating teams to rise to meet the most challenging missions, from nimble projects to large-scale multi-year improvement and innovation initiatives. 

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Lois Frankel

The Alchemist

A believer in leveraging expertise for the greater good, Lois designs, conducts, and oversees programs. Her superpower is engaging with and listening to stakeholders, partners, and experts, distilling their input, and then applying both her creative instinct and entrepreneurial spirit to craft and implement solutions.

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Liza Greenberg

The Asset

A well-versed health policy expert and registered nurse, Liza is a seasoned consultant working with organizations to improve health care quality. She leverages her clinical background and years of work with health care quality organizations to improve clinical outcomes and increase patient and family engagement.

Matt Lewis

The Storyteller

A writer, teacher, and storyteller at heart, Matt is an expert in leveraging the power of narrative to create social good, systems change, and in service of leadership development. He is an advocate for the use of story and community building to break down barriers and cultivate meaningful and authentic relation-ships.

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Laura Barrett

The Insight Connector

A love of translating and connecting seemingly disparate information into meaning to elevate project acceleration and team success. She brings project management and social science research skills, and a passion for healthcare improvement to X4. Her superpower is synthesizing and distilling, complex information for innovative solutions.

Ronnie Johnstone

The Weaver

Ronnie’s superpower is weaving together facts, and a team's talents and skills to facilitate a project's success, leaving no stone unturned. Experience across multiple sectors, including healthcare, research, and philanthropy, fuels her capacity for innovation.


Pooja Kothari

Elevating Accelerator

Pooja is a quality improvement and measurement professional dedicated to helping others use data and evidence-based strategies to achieve their goals. She has a passion for managing complex projects, research, providing technical support to clinical and non-clinical professionals, and writing for clinical and general audiences.



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