Barry Graham (“BG”) Porter is CEO of Accumen, a performance improvement firm serving hospital and health system clinical laboratories and imaging facilities. He is also an operating partner with Arsenal Capital Partners, a leading private equity firm specializing in healthcare and specialty industrials companies.
Mr. Porter serves on the Board of Henry Ford Health System, as well as Hopebridge, a provider of autism therapy for young children.
Mr. Porter previously was a managing director of Huron Consulting Group, a global professional services firm with expertise in strategy, technology and operations.
Prior to joining Huron, he was president and CEO of Studer Group, an outcomes-based healthcare performance improvement firm that works with hospitals and healthcare systems to achieve, sustain, and accelerate clinical, operational, and financial results. He led the company to a market leading position, recognition as a recipient of the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award and ultimate sale to Huron Consulting Group.
He began his professional career as a consultant with McKinsey & Company, Inc., focusing on strategy, operations, and organization for clients in energy, railroads, technology, and banking sectors in the US, Mexico, and Argentina.
Mr. Porter received his Bachelor of Arts degree with Honors in Political Science from Stanford University. He earned his Master of Science degree in Asian Government, from Queensland University, Brisbane, Australia. He received his Master of Business Administration degree from Harvard Business School.
Mr. Porter is married and has two sons who are professional equestrians. He is co-owner of Sleepy P Ranch, an international equestrian show jumpers enterprise.