2020 Sloan Alumni Achievement Award Recipient
Daniel M. Grauman, Sloan MBA ’80
Daniel M. Grauman, MBA, CPA/ABV, is a 1984 Sloan graduate with 40 years of experience working with health systems across the US where his success has been based on having an impact and making a difference in the lives of others. He is Managing Director and CEO of Veralon healthcare consultants. He is also the co-founder of two affiliates, iProtean, an online board education portal, and Quanto, a web-based financial management tool for value-based payment. His current work includes mergers and affiliations, independent assessments for community hospitals, physician-hospital business arrangements, clinically integrated networks, and value-based payment. Dan founded the firm after serving as a principal at the Raleigh Group (later Value Health Sciences). Before that, he directed Laventhol & Horwath’s Chicago healthcare consulting practice, and served as a principal in Philadelphia.
Dan holds a CPA license (Pennsylvania) and an ABV (Accreditation in Business Valuation) from the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. Prior to earning his MBA and Sloan Certificate in Health Services Administration, he received his BA in Economics from Temple University.
Dan is a faculty member at iProtean, which offers online courses focused on the needs of hospital and health system trustees. He frequently presents to national and regional organizations. He is dedicated to thought leadership and pushing our industry forward with the written word as well, writing articles for national publications and contributing to award winning healthcare management books.
Dan served on the Sloan Alumni Association Board for more than 10 years. He held key leadership positions including that of vice president and president where he led successful board initiatives. Dan’s years of dedication to the Sloan Program continues as he regularly recruits graduates for jobs and mentors students. His community service also includes membership on the board of the eastern Pennsylvania chapter of the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, and of Martins Run, a not-for-profit continuing care retirement committee, for which he chaired the planning committee.
Dan has been married to Randi for over 35 years and they have two children, Zach (Cornell Johnson School MBA Class of 2020) and Abby (Cornell Human Ecology Class of 2011). He is an avid road biker and soccer fanatic. He was a premier travel soccer coach for a local youth soccer club for 10 years and continues this passion with live feeds of Argentina and FC Barcelona soccer matches in the Veralon common area.