Mr. Alan W. Urech is a Senior Executive with over 35 years experience successfully developing, commercializing and scaling entrepreneurial businesses. He supports the growth of start-up and mature businesses by using his strong strategic, tactical and operational leadership skills, proven business methodologies and best practice expertise and knowledge. He is also a private equity investor in multiple companies.
Mr. Urech is the Managing Partner and Principal at Stoney River Capital Partners LLC, an Angel-backed consultancy. He provides senior level management consulting to scale business operations and build strong and fundable organizations. He has developed a proven and focused business process which uses over 54 business templates to help organizations understand the business and scale practically and methodically.
His background includes HBO & Company, a healthcare information technology management company from their early years in 1978. HBOC was sold to McKesson in 1998 for US$13.8B. He is an investor in 200 Peachtree Special Events Center in addition to working with and investing in numerous other start-up organizations.
He is also on the faculty of Georgia State University’s J. Mack Robinson College of Business. He instructs Graduate and Undergraduate level programs in entrepreneurship at the Herman J. Russell, Sr. International Center for Entrepreneurship.
Mr. Urech is on numerous boards including the TAG Health Board of Directors, TAG Corporate Development Board of Directors, Georgia State University’s Health Institute Board of Advisors and GSU’s Center for Health Information Technology. He is frequently on business panels along with being a frequent judge of numerous Business Plan competitions. These competitions include the Georgia Bowl and the Global Venture Labs Investment Competition (formerly the Moot Bowl) in Austin, TX, where 40 countries compete. He has been a member of the Kettering Executive Network over 10 years supporting membership in their career transitions.
Mr. Urech worked at the Vatican in Vatican City for five years as part of a team developing its information technology strategy. His focus in the Vatican was to leverage emerging internet technologies to support the growth of the Roman Catholic Church. In addition he was the volunteer Chairman and President of the North Georgia Council in the Saint Vincent de Paul Society of North Georgia from 1996 – 2002.
He holds a M.H.A. in Health Administration, a B.S. in Laboratory sciences, is a registered Medical Technologist, MT (ASCP) and Green Belt Six Sigma certified.