OUR TEAM2019-01-08T16:50:14+00:00


Paladin is led by a diverse team of deeply experienced professionals, many of whom are recognized leaders in the healthcare industry. Our team members have held senior executive positions at nearly 40 hospitals. Collectively, we have well over 300 years in combined senior management level experience. Our operational expertise, broad base of industry-leading advisors, and academic relationships provide value beyond our management and capital solutions. Collectively, the operating team offers extensive knowledge and experience across multiple sectors of healthcare, enabling a deep understanding of the unique challenges facing hospitals and health systems as well as sustainable solutions to mitigate these challenges.


Joel Freedman
Paladin Healthcare Capital

Steven Blake, FHFMA, CPA, CGMA
Chief Financial Officer
Paladin Healthcare Management

Ravi Sharma
Chief Operating Officer
Paladin Healthcare Management


Mark Carlin
Executive Vice President of Lockton Insurance Brokers, LLC

Mike Chernew, Ph.D.
Leonard D. Schaeffer Chair of Health Care Policy at Harvard Medical School

Dana Goldman, Ph.D.
Director of the Leonard D. Schaeffer Center for Health Policy and Economics at University of Southern California

Charles Kennedy, MD
Chief Population Health Officer for Healthhagen / Founding Commissioner of the Certification Commission for Health Information Technology (CCHIT)

Donald R. Henderson, MD, MPH
Internist & Gastroenterologist at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center