Advisors and Board Members

Sarath Degala

Board Member

Mr. Sarath Degala is a Vice President, leading healthcare Investments, for BIP Capital since 2017. Prior to joining BIP Capital, Mr. Degala served as CEO at Baylor Scott & White Health system in Frisco, TX. Before assuming his role at Baylor Scott & White, Mr. Degala served as the Chief Development Officer for Surgery Partners (NASDAQ: SGRY) located in Nashville, TN in 2016-2017. He held several executive positions at Tenet Healthcare (NYSE:THC) including Chief Strategy Officer. In this role, he was responsible for Strategy and M&A for the largest region within Tenet ($800M EBITDA) which included 24 acute care facilities, 91 Ambulatory Surgical Centers, 22 urgent care facilities and 11 free standing emergency rooms. Prior to Tenet, Sarath held multiple executive roles at WellStar Health System and Ascension Health.

 

Mr. Degala has served as a member of the Board of Directors of Reach Health and PriorAuthNow. Mr. Degala received a Bachelor's degree in Health Services Administration, a Master's degree in Health Administration from the University of Central Florida and a Master's degree in Business Administration from Goizueta Business School at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia.