Kristen Brown serves as the President of Mercy Health Physician Partners, West Michigan – a multispecialty medical group consisting of over 800 providers and 95 clinics. In this role, she has responsibility for strategy design, clinical and financial operations, and cultural integration. Previously, she held executive positions as Vice President of Mercy Health Physician Partners, Muskegon – a 250-provider medical group with 42 clinics – and Medical Director of National Solutions at Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan. She practiced as a family physician for 13 years prior to starting her executive career. She has extensive background in practice and organizational transformation having led the evolution to patient centered medical homes locally and the integration of a large, complex multispecialty medical group. She is a certified facilitator of Insights Discovery®, as well as a trained executive Coach. She received her Masters of Medical Management degree from Carnegie Mellon University, Heinz School of Business.