Wes Champion is Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Kaufman Hall. Mr. Champion is responsible for guiding Kaufman Hall on its strategic growth trajectory, with a keen focus on delivering industry-leading services and solutions to ensure the continued success of the company’s clients, and delivering a high level of customer service. Prior to being named CEO, Mr. Champion served as Managing Director and Chief Operating Officer for Kaufman Hall.
Mr. Champion has 30 years of experience and has held numerous executive positions in the consulting industry. Prior to joining Kaufman Hall, he was Senior Vice President with Premier, Inc. In that role, he led Premier Performance Partners, the company’s consulting, collaboratives, and research services business unit focused on data-driven performance improvement. He also co-led Premier’s Performance Services technology and services operating segment, and was one of an 11-member executive team that successfully took the company public in 2013. His previous positions include Senior Executive with Accenture, LLC, Vice President with Cap Gemini Ernst & Young LLP, and Senior Manager with Ernst & Young LLP.
Mr. Champion holds a B.S. in Business Administration from the College of Charleston.