Walker Hale currently serves as Divisional Vice President of Sales of Bridge Connector. His work with startups has shaped his unique perspective on building companies across multiple disciplines. With a solid record of focusing on sales growth and profitability of healthcare organizations, Walker brings special expertise building high-performance healthcare teams while maintaining a clear vision for the success of both the patient and the organization.
Most recently, Walker served as Regional Vice President for ChartSpan. In his role at ChartSpan he was responsible for developing key priorities for sales, business development and strategic partnerships. He oversaw a national footprint and helped ChartSpan become the nation’s largest managed service provider of Chronic Care Management services and MIPS attestation. Prior, he was employed with Medivators, an infection control and prevention organization focused on high-level disinfection of reusable endoscopes and converting reusable equipment into disposable alternatives. He was a hire through the startup medical device company, Byrne Medical, where he built an expansion territory into a $3 million business in less than three years. He stayed with the company through their acquisition by Medivators in 2012. There, he was promoted to Market Development Specialist and eventually to Regional Director, driving innovation and collaboration with the sales team to experience double-digit growth year over year. His role and team were unique in that they commanded a wide variety of call points, including gastroenterology, operating room, sterile processing department, pulmonary, infection control, ambulatory surgery centers, and gastrointestinal physician offices.
Walker received a Bachelor of Arts from Western Kentucky University, with a major in advertising and a minor in marketing. He and his wife have two daughters — and also two dogs, both of whom are also female — so he is squarely outnumbered at home. In his spare time, Walker enjoys being active outdoors as much as Nashville weather allows, to include hiking, camping and skiing, in addition to most any other fitness endeavor he can squeeze in, such as CrossFit and cycling. He is an avid runner who competes yearly in the Nashville half marathon raising money for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.