Brian Marquis, MS, MA, Principal

Brian, a Principal at Helms & Company, Inc., has spent most of his career supporting physician practices, both independent and hospital-affiliated, with strategic, financial and operational leadership. He splits his consulting work between leading private and hospital-employed practices as a contracted administrative leader and assisting clients in projects, such as practice evaluations, care model redesign, strategic planning and execution, and process and quality improvement. A significant amount of his time is spent providing business valuations within and outside of the health care industry for compliance, lending, and mergers and acquisitions.

Prior to joining Helms & Company, Brian had a lengthy career managing independent and hospital-affiliated ambulatory practices. He has held leadership positions overseeing an ambulatory surgery center, imaging center, and laboratory. For a long stretch of time, he worked at Dartmouth-Hitchcock, where he began as a financial analyst and worked his way up through various operational leadership roles. At the time he left Dartmouth-Hitchcock in 2014, he was the Regional Director of Operations, responsible for direct management of regional support services including quality and process improvement, measurement, materials management, facilities operations and patient access. Brian has spent time in the management of capitated contracts and in information technology.

Brian is active in his community. He is a former treasurer of the Mental Health Center of Greater Manchester Board, having served on the Board from 2007-2016. He has served as the President of his homeowners’ association from 2013-2016 and currently serves on the Board of Directors for Portsmouth Christian Academy and of Durham Evangelical Church. Brian consults with the PCA basketball program serving in various coaching roles from junior high through high school.

Brian enjoyed the opportunity to be part of leadership team that helped build Dartmouth-Hitchcock Manchester into one of NH’s largest, multispecialty physician practices while balancing his career with family and service to the community. As a consultant he enjoys supporting small businesses in setting and reaching their strategic vision.

Brian holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Health Management and Policy and a Master of Arts degree in Health Administration, both from the University of New Hampshire, and a Master of Science in Healthcare Leadership from Dartmouth College, The Dartmouth Institute.