Mr. Young brings over 14 years of growth and operations experience within the healthcare industry and has held a variety of roles leading large matrix organizations across multiple functionalities. He specializes in having an adept understanding of domestic trends in orthopedic surgery including alternative payment models, value-based payment initiatives and bundled payment implementation.

Prior to joining Thurston, Mr. Young served in a health care executive role for Johnson & Johnson responsible for enterprise strategy development and bringing innovative capabilities and solutions to some of the largest health systems across the U.S. In this capacity, he led cross-functional teams through partnership across various provider landscapes thus giving him the perspective to view the health care surgical industry through multiple lenses.

Mr. Young currently lives in Nashville, TN with his wife and two children. He is a graduate of Furman University where he earned a bachelors degree in history and pre-medical studies.