MS, Chief Strategy Officer
Mr. Perkins has been involved in healthcare management, business development and consulting for over 25 years. Before joining Boa Vida as Chief Strategy Officer, Mr. Perkins worked as Executive Project Consultant and Director of Business Development for The Methodist Hospitals, Inc. As Executive Vice President of Business Development & Principal for The Center for Wound Healing & Hyperbaric Medicine L.L.C.; he focused on the growth and operations. Mr. Perkins also served as Chief Operating Officer for Affiliated Physicians Group, L.L.C., an Independent Physicians Association with more than 150 primary care physicians and specialists throughout the Chicagoland area suburbs. Before each, Mr. Perkins had experience with various healthcare facilities, health plans and managed healthcare operations in Illinois and New York. His experience included serving as Vice President of Business Development and Managed Care at Roseland Community Hospital and Director of Network Development for Aveta Health Illinois, Inc. (Medicare Advantage Health Plan) and Executive Director for North American Medical Management (IPA/PHO Management Firm). Mr. Perkins has worked with United Healthcare, Silver Cross Managed Care (PHO), Heritage Medical Group-NY (IPA/MSO), CompPsych (Behavioral Management), Doctors Care Network (IPA/MSO) and both Provident and Cook County Hospital. Mr. Perkins received a B.A. from the University of Illinois at Chicago and an M.S. in Human Services Administration from Spertus College in Chicago, Illinois. Darrwin Perkins has taken doctoral courses toward a degree in Business Administration at Northcentral University. Additionally, Mr. Perkins has held a Pharmaceutical Technician License and Series 7 & Series 63 Broker Licenses administered by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) through the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (S.E.C.).