Karen is a Senior Consultant with Thayer-Carver, and CEO and President of Topside Strategies, LLC, a healthcare consulting company based in Commerce, Michigan, providing knowledge to companies within the healthcare industry including hospital organizations, physician groups, and healthcare information technology companies. Prior to her starting her own business, Karen served as the Chief Executive Officer and President for Detroit Medical Center (DMC) Huron Valley Sinai Hospital in Commerce Township from 2015-2017. Karen is an accomplished healthcare executive and leader of change with more than 20 years of diverse experience specializing in hospital operations, service line development, strategic planning, physician recruitment, process improvement and financial management for major healthcare systems across Michigan.

karenfordham@hotmail.com