Dave Stephens


Dave is a senior consultant and Principal with McManis Consulting. He has more than 20 years of experience as an effective strategist, facilitator and project leader. He is one of the firm’s lead consultants and heads McManis’ Washington, D.C. office.

Dave is skilled in critical areas of health system planning and development. He leads client engagements in market analysis and forecasting, strategic positioning, system integration, service line development, physician alignment, and organizational design/ governance. He has proven skills in collaboration and partnership facilitation. With his strong financial background, Dave also leads the firm’s financial modeling, scenario planning and feasibility study work.

He works with leaders across a wide range of healthcare organizations. These include academic medical centers, community health systems, physician organizations, hospital associations and community foundations. Dave also works with children’s hospitals across the country as a special area of focus. He has collaborated with the Children’s Hospital Association and the Health Care Financial Management Association on major research projects. Dave has presented the research findings at national meetings.

Dave has an M.B.A. from Duke University’s School of Business and a B.A. from Northwestern University. Prior to joining McManis, he was a consultant with Coopers and Lybrand’s health care practice.

Email Dave or call 202.661.2171