Awstin Gregg joined Vertava Health in 2021 and serves as the Senior Vice President of Division 2, which also includes the national oversite of the virtual care segment of the organization. He focuses on the amalgamation of key variables that drive innovation, high-quality outcomes, and fosters service lines capable of serving the granular needs of each individual, so that they may live out their best future.
Awstin began his career as a mental health technician at a psychiatric hospital. In a time frame of seven years, Awstin advanced his career from mental health tech to the CEO of the same hospital, making him one of the youngest CEOs in an international Fortune 500 company.
Awstin has an eclectic background in executive management, which most recently included the simultaneous management of a 32-bed Residential Treatment Center, a 104-bed psychiatric hospital, and a multi-specialty outpatient clinic. He has experience operationalizing De Novo clinics, managing entity integration through mergers, and has a strong track record of successfully navigating state regulations, payor requirements, national accreditations, and CMS guidelines.
Awstin is a multi-licensed clinical social worker by trade but also possesses an MBA, MHSM, and has continued his post-graduate education in business analytics through Harvard University. In 2018, he was voted Social Worker of the Year, in 2019 he was awarded Entrepreneur of the Year, and in 2020 was a finalist in D Magazines Excellence in Healthcare awards.
Awstin currently serves as a part-time adjunct professor at Texas Christian University (TCU) and Texas A&M Commerce (TAMUC). He has delivered public presentations locally, nationally, and on the international stage. Awstin is frequently an expert guest on local media outlets and has been featured on NBC, Fox, CBS, and countless local media outlets.
Awstin is driven by finding meaningful solutions to complex problems utilizing a dynamic team, which ultimately translates to unparalleled care for those in the local communities.