Rebecca Shanahan is an accomplished healthcare CEO, board chair, and board member. Rebecca has a track record of starting, building, and growing businesses that have generated sustained stakeholder value across publicly-traded, private-equity sponsored, founder-owned, and tax-exempt healthcare services companies. Her firm, Shanahan Capital Ventures, LLC, focuses on developing, scaling, and re-structuring healthcare businesses and supporting investors in the acquisition, growth, and sale of healthcare assets.
Ms. Shanahan previously served in leadership roles at Avella Specialty Pharmacy, Aetna Specialty Pharmacy, Oncology Therapeutic Network, Shopper’s Drug Mart, Cardinal Health, Priority Healthcare, University of Chicago Faculty Practice Plan & Healthcare Systems, IU Methodist Health Systems, and Community Hospitals of Indiana. She previously served on the boards of directors of Avella Specialty Pharmacy, Oncology Plus, Inc., Aesyntix Health, Sanovia, and Priority Healthcare. Rebecca is a past president and a current member of the board of directors of the National Association of Specialty Pharmacy.
She was recognized as a 2017 Ernst & Young Regional Healthcare Entrepreneur of the Year, the 2018 recipient of the NASP Distinguished Service Award, and the 2016 NASP Specialty Pharmacy of the Year award. Ms. Shanahan was recognized as the CEO of the Top female-led Inc. 5000 Fastest Growing Companies in 2014 and under her leadership, Avella garnered recognition as Arizona’s Outstanding Healthcare Company.
Ms. Shanahan is a graduate of the Indiana University School of Law in Bloomington, Indiana.