Pamela Zients


  • 20+ years of experience in healthcare strategy, business development & customer success
  • Expertise in healthcare provider strategy and operations, healthcare technology, and analytics

As a healthcare industry veteran, Pam has experienced first-hand the need for transformation of the US healthcare system. She thrives on partnering with healthcare companies focused on developing innovative technologies and solutions that improve the quality and efficiency of healthcare delivery and enhance the consumer experience. As a Partner with Chasm Partners, Pam leverages her experience with both established and early stage healthcare companies to identify exceptional talent in executive leadership, sales, operations, and customer success.

Before joining Chasm, Pam served as interim Head of Sales for an early-stage health tech start-up, Agathos, a transparency platform that gives hospital clinicians convenient, timely and reliable feedback on practice patterns. While at Agathos, Pam recruited and onboarded a sales team and provided general oversight for the sales process. She continues to serve as an Executive Advisor to the Agathos leadership team. Prior to Agathos, Pam led account management and consulting services for the provider business of Decision Resources Group.

Prior to her endeavors in the healthcare start-up world, Pam spent four years with the Advisory Board Company in senior account executive and client success positions. She also spent close to a decade in hospital strategic planning and business development roles with both HCA and SCL Health. Pam started her career as a journalist covering fiscal, monetary, and trade policy in Washington, DC.

Pam is a graduate of Emory University and received an MBA from Columbia Business School. She lives outside of Denver with her family and enjoys spending her free time outdoors biking, hiking, and running up Colorado’s mountains. She also enjoys reading, cooking, and being “managed” by her poorly-behaved Australian Shepherd.