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Andrew Smith

President and Co-Founder

Andrew’s 24-year career has been dedicated to the healthcare information technology industry. Read More

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His extensive experience working with academic hospitals, integrated delivery networks (IDNs), community hospitals and physician group practices enables him to serve as a strategic advisor to many of the industry’s leading Executives.  He has in-depth knowledge of and experience in implementing and optimizing clinical systems with a focus on physician-centric applications, including computerized physician order entry (CPOE) and clinical documentation. Andrew has worked on benchmarking efforts with several leading IDNs and community hospitals and has helped them prepare for HITECH’s Meaningful Use and Health Information Exchange (HIE) requirements.  Prior to founding Impact Advisors, Andrew was a Vice President with a large healthcare consultancy and managed the Midwest Region. Andrew frequently presents at industry conferences and seminars.


Peter Smith

Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder

Peter has more than 20 years of experience in healthcare information technology and is an industry thought leader, from ambulatory to long-term care and from core clinical information systems to HIE. Read More

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He specializes in IT assessment and strategic planning, IT organizational design and IT governance modeling.  Like Andrew, Peter serves as a trusted advisor to numerous industry-leading CEOs and CIOs.  Prior to founding Impact Advisors, Peter was a Vice President at a large healthcare consultancy with national responsibility for managing the Advisory Services practice.


Todd Hollowell

Todd Hollowell

Chief Operating Officer

Todd brings more than 20 years of information technology experience, working both as a consultant and an IT executive. Read More

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Todd joined Impact Advisors soon after it was founded. Prior to joining Impact Advisors, Todd was the Executive Director and Chief Technology Officer (CTO) at the University of Chicago Medical Center (UCMC).

Prior to joining UCMC, Todd spent several years with a large healthcare IT consulting firm as a Practice Director in the Advanced Technologies Group delivering technology-related projects for numerous academic medical centers, integrated delivery networks, and community hospitals, and he also has several years of experience at a “Big Five” consulting organization. Todd has written or contributed to numerous articles, participated on various industry panels and presented at a number of technology conferences.


Maria Smith

Chief Financial Officer

Maria Smith has nearly 20 years of experience including financial and cost accounting and analysis, budgeting, cash flow management, collections and payables, and corporate tax and audit preparation. Read More

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Prior to joining Impact Advisors, Maria was a Principal Consultant for a “Big 5″ Audit and Consulting firm and an Accountant at a Manufacturing Firm.  Maria has significant consulting experience  specializing in financial systems implementation and she also has held numerous human resource management positions.  Her expertise is invaluable in managing a well-run business, and guiding strategic and operational decisions for the organization.