Strategic Planning | Collaborative Development

Strategic + Facility Master Planning
Collaboration Development

Strategic Planning / Collaboration Development –
Risinger + Associates, Inc. Chicago, IL 2013
President – Lauren Innovations, Inc.
New Philadelphia, Ohio, 2009 – 2013
President – Collaborative Partners, LLC
Hudson, Ohio, 2007 – 2013
Vice President, Strategic Planning & Business
Development – Mercy Medical Center
Canton, Ohio 2001 – 2006

Northeast Ohio Universities College of Medicine
(Post- Doctoral Behavioral Science Curricula)
Rootstown, Ohio
Kent State University, Kent, Ohio
Ph.D. (Counseling Psychology) 1984
The Cleveland State University, Cleveland, Ohio
Master of Arts (Experimental Psychology – Research
Design and Statistics) 1980
Bachelor of Arts (General Psychology) 1978

Professional Affiliations
Medical Group Management Association
The Leadership Institute, Horizon Group, San Francisco
American College of Healthcare Executives

Dr. Fierman has served in administrative roles for more than 25 years in private, public and non-profit settings. He has served in collaborative leadership roles in public and higher education environments, healthcare institutions and systems, private corporations and governmental agencies.

As a senior executive, Ben has had responsibility for strategic planning, business development, facility development, operations, marketing, advertising and public relations. Dr. Fierman has created and managed several health care facilities as well as a variety of collaborative multi-disciplinary projects involving physicians and health care organizations, education providers, municipalities and private business. He has created and led many collaborations uniting the interests of school systems, healthcare systems, businesses and communities.

Dr. Fierman has taught on the faculty at John Carroll University and Case Western Reserve University College of Medicine, as well as guest lectured at Malone College, Walsh University and Northeast Ohio Universities College of Medicine.