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Barry Barresi

Dr. Barry Barresi is an accomplished clinician executive, business entrepreneur, and association CEO. As founding CEO of two tech startups, CEO of two associations, CEO of a specialty care regional health system, and college Dean, he has successfully led transformational innovation in the nonprofit and business sectors of health care and digital platforms. His firm, Association Ventures, co-designs, and scales mission impactful and financially self-sustaining social innovation operating units, ventures, and subsidiaries for leading associations. He is the editor of Association Ventures Playbook, a Medium publication.


Primary Affiliation:Association Ventures - University of Denver


Country:United States



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