Natalie D. Lamberton, FACHE
Talas Harbor Healthcare
Natalie Lamberton is CEO for Talas Harbor Healthcare, a healthcare management company that carries a portfolio of acute, post-acute and behavioral health hospitals. Previously, Ms. Lamberton served as CEO/vice president of business development for New Health Pain Treatment Centers, headquartered in Denver. Prior to that, she was COO for Jackson North Medical Center; CEO for Regency Hospital of Fort Worth; director of neurosciences for The Medical Center of Aurora (Colo.); CEO for the Presbyterian Health System in Albuquerque, N.M.; and CEO of the Haxtun (Colo.) Hospital District. She also served as an EMT on the volunteer ambulance service during that time.
Ms. Lamberton has also served as the director of retail services for the Poudre Valley Health System. Prior to that, she was the first postgraduate administrative fellow for the Poudre Valley Health System. Ms. Lamberton graduated from the University of New Mexico cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in molecular biology and U.S. history. While there, she ran track and field on a full-ride Division 1 scholarship. She holds a master’s degree in business and health administration. Ms. Lamberton was honored as one of “South Florida’s Most Powerful and Influential Black Professionals in Business” for 2016. She received a 2014 ACHE Exemplary Service Award, a 2013 ACHE Distinguished Service Award, and a 2009 ACHE Regent’s Early Careerist Award. She recently released the second edition of The Emerging Healthcare Leader: A Field Guide, published by Health Administration Press. Ms. Lamberton is board certified in healthcare management as an ACHE Fellow.