Chief Executive Officer
Pharos has appointed local health tech veteran Bradley Hill to serve as chief executive officer of Vantage Outsourcing, with plans to invest in Vantage’s tech services division to build out a broad surgical support platform through an aggressive growth strategy that includes future acquisitions.
A CPA, with more than 25 years of executive experience in the health tech and SaaS markets, Hill joins the team after a serving as Chief Commercial Officer of Austin-based prescription benefits platform RazorMetrics. Prior to that, he was the President of revenue cycle management company Peak Health Solutions and Chief Revenue Officer of Dallas-based RemitDATA.
President and Chief Operating Officer
Christopher Swing is a solutions-focused Senior Executive and Board Member with more than 15 years of success across the food, insurance, printing, manufacturing, and healthcare industries. He has extensive experience in operational leadership and execution of savvy financial controls. His broad areas of expertise include strategic operational changes, accounting, outsourcing, risk management, capital investments, forecasting, financial analysis, budgets, product marketing, and cost accounting.
Throughout his executive career, Mr. Swing has held leadership positions at companies including Vantage Outsourcing, Swing Insurance Center, Pinnacle Foods Group, and United Graphics. As President & Chief Operating Officer of Vantage Outsourcing since 2018, he has optimized operations with strategic talent placement and team building, reduced overhead by streamlining the organizational structure, and developed a more efficient accounting back office including a transition to e-payments. He is also Owner/Agent with Swing Insurance Center, where he offers property, casualty, life and health insurance policies. He previously worked with Pinnacle Foods, where he rose from Senior Financial Analyst to a Senior Manager/Controller position. Here he developed and directed a finance team overseeing a $400 million operating budget, helped prioritize $50 million in capital investments annually, prioritized continuous improvement projects, and represented operations finance on the merger committee integrating a newly acquired $1.2 billion company into the company. He earlier worked as an Accounting Administrator and Commercial Sales Director with United Graphics.
Christopher holds a B.S. in Accounting, an MBA with Concentration in Accounting from Eastern Illinois University, and an A.S. in Business Administration from Lake Land College. As a seasoned Board Member, he has held board positions with Charleston Area Charitable Foundation, Clear Water Service Corp. (President), Eastern Illinois University Alumni Association (President), People First Bancshares, Inc (Director), and Vantage Technology Holdings Inc (Director).
Senior Vice President of Operations
Jason Carpenter is a service-based leader with 20+ years of experience in the medical industry. He has a consistent track record of establishing and nurturing strong client relationships, exceeding operational goals, and developing new business. He is lauded for his exceptional customer service and market share gains, of which he credits his ophthalmic knowledge, technical expertise, and surgeon collaboration.
Jason began his career with Vantage in 1999 and, since that time, has held positions from Clinical Operations through Supply Chain, including executive leadership roles.
Jason holds a Bachelor of Science in Zoology degree from Eastern Illinois University. He has also served on the Board of Education for St. Anthony of Padua Schools (2015-2021) with four years on the executive committee, including two as President. Jason also enjoys serving on the Scholarship Committee for the Effingham County Chamber of Commerce and participates in the CEO Mentorship program.