Laurence Kessler Named Senior Vice President of Growth Partnerships at Southfield’s Healthrise

Courtesy of Healthrise
Courtesy of Healthrise

Healthrise, a health care consulting firm focused on revenue cycle management optimization and sustainable success based in Southfield, announced Laurence Kessler has been hired as the senior vice president of growth and partnerships.

Kessler will work closely with the Healthrise leadership team to develop and execute sales strategies to meet short- and long-term sales goals while connecting with partners in the health care revenue cycle space.

“I am excited to join such an energetic and dynamic team that helps healthcare organizations not only with their EHR journeys but also with the many challenges we face in the industry today,” says Kessler. “The culture, values, and client-centric focus of Healthrise are unmatched in the business.”

Kessler has more than 20 years of health care experience. For the past five years, he served as nThrive’s vice president of sales and business development for the southeast and east, managing relationships with health systems, physician groups, and non-acute care providers.

“With each new addition to the Healthrise team, our wealth of knowledge and expertise grows. Laurence is no exception. His experience and relationship skills will add next level forward-thinking products and services to our offerings,” says Ryan McKindles, president of Healthrise.

Additionally, Kessler led the strategic solutions team and had national responsibility for sales and business development for the advisory practice. Before joining nThrive, He holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Georgia, and a master’s degree from Emory University.