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Sanaz Cordes, MD
Principal & Founder

Dr. Cordes has over 16+ years of healthcare experience, spanning an extremely rare skill set and guided by an entrepreneurial drive.  She has a proven track record of growing sales and revenue using a consultative sales approach to acquire large, enterprise-wide health system clients.  She has extensive experience working with venture firms to successfully drive fundraising rounds.

Sanaz joined at team of 5 employees at healthfinch, a young healthcare technology startup, in January of 2014, and built multiple departments  including inside and outside sales, marketing, physician evangelism, and internal operations/finance/compliance.  She helped grow the team to over 30 employees in 2 years, worked closely with the CEO to secure a large Series A, and drove a 10X revenue increase. A recognized clinical thought leader, Sanaz is invited to speak at numerous national conference and panels every year.

Prior to healthfinch, Sanaz began her career as a physician partner and administrator for Providence Health and Services – the sixth largest nonprofit health system in the country. She transitioned to healthcare technology at Zynx Health (a Hearst subsidiary), where she began as a physician product developer and then moved into roles including heading strategic partnerships & incubator company due diligence, and serving as the managing director of a business unit of sales, accounts, and regional medical and nursing officers.  At Cogent Healthcare she served as the Chief Development Officer, closing over $16M in total contract value in one year.

Sanaz completed her residency at UCI in California, medical school at UT Southwestern in Dallas, and a B.S. at Southwestern University in George, Texas.