Jason Kolaczkowski

Jason has 20 years of product ownership and development expertise with a particular focus on healthcare analytics to improve outcomes. Prior to joining NextHealth, Jason spent eight years at Kaiser Permanente, where he owned payor analytics, developing in-house BI tools and managing a team of analysts to help drive more effective business changes.

Prior to his work at Kaiser, Jason worked at the Colorado’s state Medicaid agency, the Colorado Department of Healthcare Policy and Financing, where he and his team had responsibility to manage roughly
20% of the State’s overall budget. Jason has also worked in strategy and business process re-engineering as a consultant in both Colorado and Washington DC.

Biography:
Jason supports his community as a member of the Board of Directors for Red Rocks Credit Union as well as the Colorado Mountain Club. He is an avid high-altitude mountaineer, has climbed several summits of 20,000 feet in two of the three “great ranges,” and recently returned from a trip to Nepal where he climbed a peak on whose summit no human has yet set foot. He also enjoys getting into the backcountry with his wife and twin boys.

Education:
B.A. in Political Science from the University of Colorado at Boulder; M.P.P. from the University of Maryland School of Public Affairs