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Michael McClain


Michael McClain, founder of Left-Coast Healthcare Advisors, LLC, is a broadly skilled executive and operations leader, and ambulatory specialist with over 20 years’ experience in healthcare. As a seasoned clinician, he has a unique combination of clinical and operational experience as a Hospitalist PA complementing his diverse leadership skillset in both the for-profit and non-profit environment. Michael has had leadership roles in several large and small healthcare organizations and is a nationally recognized speaker and frequent contributor in the ambulatory surgery space. A former ASC executive, surgery hospital CEO, large orthopedic group practice CEO, and consultant, Michael most recently served as Chief Executive for ASCs at the 3rd largest Catholic health systems in the US overseeing more than 40 facilities across 7 states including Washington, Oregon, California, and Texas.

Michael earned his Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Sciences, Master of Health Science and Health Care Administration, and Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies from Grand Valley State University



Beata M. Canby is an experienced hospital operations and strategy professional with a dedication to mission-driven organizations. She has a strong background in ASC development, facility planning, process redesign and strategic planning for health systems, stand-alone hospitals and ambulatory settings in the U.S. and Canada. Her past work has included campus master planning, strategy-driven facility development, operational redesign and ASC syndication and acquisition. Service line specialties include emergency department, perioperative services and pediatrics. She is also a specialist in Canadian Healthcare P3 (Public Private Partnership) procurement and has served as a past advisor to the Vancouver Island Health Authority and the Provincial Health Services Authority in British Columbia. Most recently, Beata has served as the leader for ambulatory surgery facility development for a large multistate integrated health system on the West Coast.

Beata earned her Bachelor of Fine Arts in the Theater from New York University and her Master of Business Administration from the University of Michigan


Stephanie Ream is a business analytics specialist in the healthcare industry, using data analysis and interpretation to convert theoretical concepts into practical solutions that are easily understood and scalable across multiple teams. Stephanie is highly skilled at financial and operational modeling for hospitals and ASCs, anticipating the analysis and exhibits needed to support business strategies. She excels at distilling and communicating the results of data evaluation, creating tools to make information more accessible for clients. Stephanie has a lengthy and diverse background in the provider, payor, and consulting arenas. She provides unique insight into the healthcare industry, with prior roles as Director of Product Development, Strategy, and Director for Reimbursement Analytics in for one of the premier ASC boutique firms in the US, in addition to extensive experience in Healthcare Economics with one of the largest commercial insurance carriers in the PNW.

Stephanie earned her Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics and in Music from Occidental College and attended Graduate School at Northwestern University in Chicago

Katie Sypher


Katie Sypher is an accomplished healthcare leader with extensive care delivery experience across multiple different healthcare sectors. Her passion is to improve the mental and physical well-being for patients and providers. She has a successful record of medical sales, healthcare operations, physician alignment, customer relations, and patient care. Her past work includes the co-development of two eating disorder treatment centers, managing employee health screenings, medical device sales, and healthcare system operations. Service line specialties include mental health, nutrition, endocrinology, pediatrics, and orthopedics. She is also a specialist in aligning multiple organizations around a care delivery model, has served as an advisor on the BREE collaborative for orthopedic bundles and spoken at conferences on the topics of eating disorders, orthopedic research, and value-based care.

Katie earned her Bachelor of Arts in Nutrition and Dietetics from Point Loma Nazarene University, attended the Registered Dietitian Certificate Program from Loma Linda University, and her Master of Business Administration from Western Governor University

Lanie Dschaak


Lanie Dschaak is a skilled nurse with over 30 years of clinical experience in Acute Care Surgery, Critical Care, Ambulatory Surgery, and the Emergency Department. An accomplished leader, Lanie has spent the past decade focused in the ASC/HOPD space. Her expertise lies in increasing efficiencies at small ASCs as well as in planning, building and opening large and small ASCs. Lanie is uniquely experienced in regulatory compliance, patient safety efficiencies, staff/physician satisfaction. She is focused on establishing trusting relationship’s, helping leaders enhance their ability to drive change that may be difficult. Most recently, Lanie served as a Regional Director of operations for a large integrated health system, overseeing 10 hospital owned and joint venture ASCs across Washington, Montana, and Alaska.  

Lanie served in the US Army and earned her associate degree in nursing at Everett Community College and attended Grand Canyon University for her BSN, MBA, and MSN.