Sandy Ryan

Chief Kidney Hero Officer

Sandy Ryan is an innovative healthcare leader with extensive experience in designing, developing, and delivering healthcare in various settings. Her operational strategies have helped companies enhance customer service, reduce costs, improve efficiencies, and grow revenue across the healthcare and retail industries.

She’s a military veteran, a startup veteran, and a corporate healthcare officer. She was one of six founding officers of Take Care Health, which subsequently became the retail clinic located in Walgreens stores. In that role, she became the first Chief Nurse Practitioner Officer in the convenience care industry, effectively changing the image of NP care industry wide. After growing Take Care to over 400 clinics, Walmart recruited Sandy to run their fledgling project of primary care clinics in 2015.

Today, she leads the Strive Health team of specialized and empowered nurse practitioner Kidney Heroes and other clinical staff, dedicated to providing exceptional care for patients. She loves the adventure, mission, and team at Strive. She is a leader who optimizes talent by training, mentoring, and inspiring teams to exceed goals and achieve superior results. Her leadership style fosters a culture of honesty, respect, trust, open communication, collaboration, and fairness.

Outside of the office, Sandy enjoys spending time with her family, going to the gym, and traveling.

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Sandy Ryan is an innovative healthcare leader with extensive experience in designing, developing, and delivering healthcare in various settings. Her operational strategies have helped companies enhance customer service, reduce costs, improve efficiencies, and grow revenue across the healthcare and retail industries.

She’s a military veteran, a startup veteran, and a corporate healthcare officer. She was one of six founding officers of Take Care Health, which subsequently became the retail clinic located in Walgreens stores. In that role, she became the first Chief Nurse Practitioner Officer in the convenience care industry, effectively changing the image of NP care industry wide. After growing Take Care to over 400 clinics, Walmart recruited Sandy to run their fledgling project of primary care clinics in 2015.

Today, she leads the Strive Health team of specialized and empowered nurse practitioner Kidney Heroes and other clinical staff, dedicated to providing exceptional care for patients. She loves the adventure, mission, and team at Strive. She is a leader who optimizes talent by training, mentoring, and inspiring teams to exceed goals and achieve superior results. Her leadership style fosters a culture of honesty, respect, trust, open communication, collaboration, and fairness.

Outside of the office, Sandy enjoys spending time with her family, going to the gym, and traveling.