Jeff Pate

Principal and Chief Development Officer

Jeff leads the development efforts of PYA with an extensive background in growing and managing healthcare businesses. Jeff began his career as an auditor at a “Big Four” audit firm, where he worked with healthcare industry clients. Most recently, he served as executive vice president at one of the pioneers and leaders in the field of population health solutions for hospitals across the country. He also held the position of executive vice president at a business process outsourcing company, where he served many of Tennessee’s premier growth companies in the fields of healthcare and healthcare technology.

As an entrepreneur, Jeff led the startup of a company that became a leading provider of patient engagement solutions, serving as president and chief operating officer. Under his direction, the company evolved from a startup raising its initial seed capital into an organization with operations in more than 25 states and with relationships among many of the largest healthcare systems across the country. Jeff also served as president at a third-party operator of ancillary healthcare services for long-term care residents, helping the company secure contracts with more than 300 long-term care facilities across the southeastern United States.

Jeff is a connector and is passionate about building organizations, improving processes, and driving new business growth. He shares his expertise as a director on both non-profit and for-profit boards.

Jeff is a graduate of Tennessee Technological University with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, Accounting.