David Dawson

Vice President, Sales and Client Growth

David Dawson, Vice President of Sales and Client Growth, has more than 30 years of healthcare leadership experience in a variety of roles including business development and sales, client management and engagement, and revenue cycle operations in both the provider and payer industries. This comprehensive background provides David a broad understanding of the market, a keen insight into the challenges facing health systems today, and knowledge of the operational complexities that lead to effective solutions for our clients.

Prior to his current role, David held multiple leadership positions related to sales, business development, and client management. David has a reputation for successfully building and managing client relationships, achieving short-term objectives and long-term goals, and enhancing business relationships through growth and expansion with new and existing clients.

Before joining Conifer in 2014, David served in a variety of healthcare senior leadership roles related to client management, service delivery and operations for six years at Health Management Systems, 11 years at Perot Systems and 10 years at Electronic Data Systems.


  • Conifer Health’s Vice President of Sales and Marketing in 2020-21
  • Conifer Health’s Vice President of Client Delivery in 2015-20
  • Conifer Health’s Vice President of Client Management in 2014-15
  • Bachelor’s degree in business data processing from Carson-Newman University