Timothy Zoph Joins Impact Advisors

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Timothy Zoph Joins Impact Advisors
Executive leader to provide growth strategies and thought leadership

Chicago, IL (February 23, 2016) – Impact Advisors, LLC, a leading provider of healthcare information technology services, announced today that Timothy Zoph has joined the organization as a Strategic Advisor and Client Executive.

Zoph will develop growth and retention strategies and identify and qualify new business opportunities within health delivery organizations. In addition, he will serve as an industry thought leader for the firm. Zoph has extensive healthcare IT experience and a proven track record of success leading the technology efforts of one of the nation’s leading health systems.

“We are excited to have Tim on our team,” said Andy Smith, President and Co-Founder of Impact Advisors. “I have had the pleasure of working alongside Tim for the last 20 years and I am so honored that he is joining our team. We are looking forward to his contributions as we know they will be crucial to our continued success.”

Zoph has more than 30 years of healthcare and IT experience with expertise in leadership development, security, strategy, IT consolidation, and facility design and construction.

Prior to accepting the position with Impact Advisors, Zoph was the Senior Vice President of Administration at Northwestern Medicine. In this role, he was responsible for technology strategy and delivery of information systems and had oversight for designing, building and activating over $1B of new facility projects. In addition, he had management responsibility for the Facility Design and Construction team and Enterprise Project Management Office for the past five years. He also served as the organization’s CIO for 20 years. Under his leadership at Northwestern Medicine, the organization was named one of the “100 Most Wired Hospitals” 12 times.

Zoph earned his Master of Business Administration from Northwestern University, his Master of Science Accounting from Georgetown University and his Bachelor of Science in Meteorology from the University of Utah.

In addition, Zoph serves as a Member of the Advisory Board for KLAS Research, serves as a Senior Executive Lecturer at Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management and participated as the Program Director and faculty member of CHIME’s CIO Bootcamp for nearly a decade.

He was the recipient of the John Gall “CIO of the Year” award in 2003 and was named the 2008 “CIO of the Year” by the Executives’ Club of Chicago along with the Association of Information Technology Professionals. He also received the Legacy Award from CHIME in 2014.

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About Impact Advisors, LLC

Impact Advisors, a distinguished healthcare information technology consulting firm, improves its clients’ healthcare delivery through technology. As a trusted healthcare leader, the firm helps hospitals and health systems maximize clinical and operational performance with its Best in KLAS® strategic advisory, implementation and optimization services. Since its inception, Impact Advisors has consulted to more than 140 hospitals and health systems nationally and internationally. The firm has earned a number of industry and workplace quality awards including Best in KLAS® for seven consecutive years, Healthcare Informatics HCI 100, Crain’s Chicago Business Fast Fifty and Modern Healthcare’s Best Places to Work.  For more information about Impact Advisors, visit