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Brown Smith Wallace Principal Appointed to Inaugural Harris Stowe Health Care Advisory Board


Ron Present Serves as Board Member for Harris-Stowe State University’s Health Care Management Program

Present_RonST. LOUIS (March 9, 2012) Health care industry leader and principal at Brown Smith Wallace, Ron Present, has been appointed to serve as an inaugural member of the Harris-Stowe State University, Anheuser-Busch School of Business, Health Care Management Program Advisory Board.

The Advisory Board will promote collaboration between faculty and health care practitioners to bring current health care issues into the classrooms. Members of the board will provide advice, guidance and resources to support the program’s curriculum and instruction as well as ensure the success of the program’s graduates.

“It’s an honor to serve on the Health Care Management Program Advisory Board and to play a role in the development of curriculum that addresses critical issues in the health care field,” said Present. “I look forward to serving as an advocate of the program and further supporting its growth and expansion in the health care community.  We are also in the process of establishing student chapters for both the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE) and the American College of Health Care Administrators (ACHCA) to the program.”

Present has more than 25 years of health care industry experience as well as in-depth knowledge of the operational structure of various health care environments. He joined Brown Smith Wallace in 2011 and currently leads the Health Care Advisory Services practice, which helps health care providers and payors achieve their goals through personalized strategy, management and advisory services. Present serves on the boards of the Missouri chapters for ACHE and ACHCA.


About Brown Smith Wallace
Brown Smith Wallace is the second-largest locally owned independent full-service CPA and business consulting firm in metro St. Louis with 200 employees throughout the region. Through a network of offices in St. Louis, St. Charles and Glen Carbon, IL, Brown Smith Wallace is the only CPA and business consulting firm that makes A Measurable Difference to its clients by delivering six measurable differences, which include providing a guarantee in writing. For more information, visit or call 314-983-1200.


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Michael Bowlan 314.983.1207

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