David Tapia, FACHE

Healthcare Management Consultant
Freed Associates

David Tapia, FACHE, is a healthcare management consultant at Freed Associates. His focus has been on strategy, digital transformation and post-acute consulting. Tapia is a nationally recognized speaker, is part of the Innovate Post-Acute educational series and has presented to thousands of healthcare professionals across the U.S. He has been a serial entrepreneur and is founder of Exegete Healthcare International LLC.

Tapia holds a Bachelor of Arts in anthropology from Texas A&M University and a Master of Business Administration with a concentration in healthcare management from Our Lady of the Lake University. He is a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives and is a director-at-large on the board of the South Texas Chapter of the American College of Healthcare Executives. Tapia also serves as an adjunct professor at Our Lady of the Lake University, where he teaches courses in healthcare management. He teaches with an emphasis on the principles of servant leadership and sound organizational strategy.


Monday, March 20
3:15–4:15 p.m.
16H - Finding Your Way in Hospital Leadership as a Diversity Candidate