Larry W. Brashear
A recognized technology leader known for crafting the requisite strategic vision to achieve business goals, Larry Brashear offers a unique blend of business acumen, global team-building, and IT solutions development with strong ROI and operational improvement.
Immediately following his honorable career of military service, he found himself in leadership roles at First Data Merchant Services, where he quickly rose through positions including Network Administrator, Senior Business Analyst, and Manager of Product Certification and Client Support. In these roles, he led teams in business analysis, requirements gathering, joint design sessions, business process improvements and complex system integrations.
For a decade Larry served as Director of Business Information and Security Officer at Mental Health Cooperative. He fostered a responsive IT department that consistently delivered results by aligning technology initiatives with business goals, with substantial improvement to service delivery, standardization, and business/systems performance.
With a reputation for judicious use of resources – and resulting cost containment – Larry’s work proved instrumental in providing his company with leading service, database improvements, and management of business intelligence capabilities critical to the success of company success. In addition, he effectively elevated the Information Services team’s visibility within the organization by bringing technology decisions and issues to the forefront of crucial executive committee discussions. His strength, bridging technology and business operations.
While at Mental Health Cooperative, one of Larry’s most significant achievements was the roll-out of their custom electronic medical record (EMR). The EMR and business solution resolved use of outdated applications requiring extensive rework, and created a fully integrated system capable of supporting a client centric approach.
With a unique focus on strategic solutions analysis to further business goals, he shepherded business process improvements that brought a new perspective on the relative success of business management practices and capital expenditures.
Additionally, he was a part of the SpecialtyCare, Inc. team, a leading partner in providing clinical services in hospital Operating Rooms (OR) nationally with Minimally Invasive Surgical Support, Neurological Monitoring, Perfusion, Auto-transfusion, Surgical Assist and Sterile Processing Services. Here, as with his previous employers, Larry is quickly recognized as a strong leader and quick study that brings about immediate value. During his first year he found himself responsible, in part, for the design and end user supports for the case entry system, project lead on an inaugural product complaint and cost management system, and the Salesforce.com Administrator of 1,500+ associates. (In this role, he received many recommendations from his peers and senior leadership, as noted best within his LinkedIn profile.) His strong leadership traits, broad technical expertise and ability to always see the big picture allowed him to be most effective in revolutionizing the Sales, Marketing, and Operations processes. Responsible for the design, development and delivery of Sales and Marketing business intelligence; including various national healthcare data, market share analysis, contract renewal and client retention rates, lead generation and marketing automation results, and clinical services benchmarking at the national level.
Most recently, Larry became a Certified Salesforce professional and has supported multiple organizations with Salesforce; guiding them in initial implementations, and customizing their instances of Service Cloud, Sales Cloud, and Health Cloud. Whether integrating systems to support migrations, marketing automation, or an array of other customizations; Larry has provided valuable leadership and hands-on expertise.
Larry earned his retirement from the United States Army after a full career of serving honorably around the globe, and earned the respect of his employers, peers, and direct reports alike. He maintains membership in Nashville Technology Council, Consultants Network, Nashville’s Salesforce User Communities, and Healthcare IT World.
With broad knowledge and experiences in the Salesforce ecosystem, Larry couples this with his years of technical experiences and his transformational leadership to provide immediate value to any organization.
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