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Chris Smurthwaite

Chris Smurthwaite

Corporate Strategy & Business Development Consultant – Trinnovate Ventures

(Phoenix, AZ) Chris Smurthwaite leads all Operations, Corporate Strategy and Business Development efforts for Trinnovate Ventures.  Chris joined Trinnovate in July 2016.  He holds an MBA in Finance from the University of Arizona’s Eller College of Management. 

Prior to Trinnovate Ventures, Chris held several leadership roles at Banner Health/University of Arizona Health Network (UAHN) within the health plan division.  He advised C-level executives and senior chairs on multiple business development and strategic growth projects post-Banner Health’s acquisition of UAHN.  Chris began his professional career working for the Atlanta Hawks of the National Basketball Association (NBA).