David Dawson


David Dawson

Vice President
Chief Client Officer

With more than 30 years of healthcare experience, David Dawson’s passion and established reputation in successfully building and managing client relationships have helped ensure the achievement of short-term objectives and long-term goals for myriad healthcare clients including government agencies, commercial payers and healthcare providers.

“Our clients are the best source to drive improvements in our industry and advance Conifer Health’s purpose of providing the foundation for better health,” says David. “The engagement and trust we build with our clients allow for opportunities to make a positive impact within each of our client’s individual communities. I’m proud to represent a company where service is a core, corporate value and team members are unified in our unwavering commitment to provide exceptional service to our clients.”

As Vice President and Chief Client Delivery, David serves as a strategic leader, providing business insight on all aspects of Revenue Cycle Services. David and his team work closely with Conifer Health’s Operations team to ensure client expectations and objectives are met and/or exceeded, and serve as a valued partner to ensuring our services and relationship with clients evolve with the ever-changing healthcare environment.

Prior to joining Conifer Health 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.


  • Serves as Conifer Health Vice President and Chief Client Delivery since April 2015
  • Served as Conifer Health’s Vice President of Client Management in 2014-15
  • Proven track record in client relationship development and management, sales and new business development, operations management and team building
  • Earned a bachelor’s degree in Business Data Processing from Carson-Newman College