William H. Frist, MD

Special Advisor

Senator Bill Frist is both a nationally recognized heart and lung transplant surgeon and former U.S. Senate Majority Leader. He is a partner and chairman of Cressey & Company’s Executive Council. Dr. Frist represented Tennessee in the U.S. Senate for 12 years where he served on both the Health and Finance committees and was responsible for writing health legislation.

He was elected Majority Leader of the Senate, having served fewer total years in Congress than any person chosen to lead that body in history. His leadership was instrumental in passage of the 2003 Medicare Modernization Act to provide prescription drugs at lower costs to seniors and the historic legislation (PEPFAR), that reversed the spread of HIV/AIDS worldwide.

Dr. Frist serves on the boards of publicly-traded companies AECOM, Select Medical Corporation, and Teladoc, as well as on the boards of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, The Nature Conservancy, and the Kaiser Family Foundation. He is a co-founder of Aspire Health, the country’s largest non-hospice, community-based palliative care organization. Frist serves as an adjunct professor of Cardiac Surgery at Vanderbilt University and clinical professor of Surgery at Meharry Medical College. Additionally, he serves on Accolade’s board and is an advisor to Instamed.

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New York, NY (June 19, 2019) - Axiom, a leading global marketplace for corporate legal talent, today announced a strategic hire to its executive leadership team—Sidra Berman joins Axiom as Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) and Executive Vice President (EVP). Based in Axiom’s New York headquarters, Berman will report to Axiom CEO Elena Donio and play a pivotal role defining Axiom’s brand as a marketplace, which empowers the world’s leading and most innovative businesses to solve their legal problems in a more modern, efficient way.
June 19, 2019
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Seattle (June 17, 2019) - Accolade and EY today announced that Rajeev Singh, CEO of Accolade, a personalized advocacy solution for employers and their members, received the Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2019 Award in the Innovator category, Pacific Northwest region. As the world's most prestigious business awards program for entrepreneurs, Entrepreneur Of The Year recognizes entrepreneurs who are excelling in areas such as innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities, while also transforming our world. Singh was selected by an independent panel of judges, and the award was presented at a black-tie gala event in Seattleon June 14.
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