Aric Sharp, M.H.A., CMPE, FACHE
Mr. Sharp is ACO chief executive officer at Wilmington Health.
Previously, he was Managing Director, Enterprise and Government Ventures, at UnityPoint Health. Before that position, he was Vice President of Accountable Care, responsible for leading UnityPoint Health Partners, an ACO network of more than 2,500 physicians and providers across Iowa, Illinois, and Wisconsin. He also led the population heath initiatives across the UnityPoint Health system.
Through the end of 2014, Mr. Sharp served as the chief executive officer of Quincy Medical Group, a 140-physician/provider multispecialty group comprised of 33 specialties in Quincy, Illinois. Quincy Medical Group was recognized by AMGA in 2014 as a top performer in both physician and employee satisfaction.
Prior to his work at Quincy Medical Group, he held various prior positions with The Iowa Clinic, P.C. over an 11-year period, including Chief Operating Officer.
Mr. Sharp has received many honors throughout his career and recently was recognized by Modern Healthcare as one of 12 Up & Comers under 40 years old from across the United States. He is a guest lecturer at the University of Iowa MHA Program, and his work has been cited in various trade journals including Inside Health Policy, Modern Healthcare, HealthLeaders, Hospital & Health Networks, Group Practice Journal, and Becker’s Hospital Review.
Mr. Sharp has also served locally in various capacities including the Great River Economic Development Foundation, Chamber of Commerce, School Board member, and various fundraising initiatives.
Mr. Sharp is a Fellow in the American College of Healthcare Executives and a Certified Medical Practice Executive. He holds a Master’s degree in hospital and health administration from the University of Iowa and a Bachelor of business administration in finance from Iowa State University.