Cherilyn Murer has over 40 years of experience advising and operating healthcare and higher education businesses. As Founder, President and CEO of Murer Consultants (1985-2017), Ms. Murer represented large multi-hospital health care systems, academic medical centers and physician group practices on strategic positioning, operational and governance restructuring, M&A, regulatory compliance and financial management. She previously served as Administrative Director for Northwestern Memorial Hospital from 1982 to 1984. Ms. Murer currently serves on the Board of Directors of Sinai Health System, previously had a gubernatorial appointment on the Illinois Board of Higher Education, and previously served as Chairman of the Board of Northern Illinois University. Through her career, Ms. Murer has also authored seven healthcare-related books. Ms. Murer holds a Juris Doctorate Degree with honors from Northern Illinois University.