Raki McGregor

Raki McGregor

Senior Vice President of Digital Equity and Community Growth
Novant Health

Raymond (Raki) McGregorRaymond (Raki) McGregor serves as the Senior Vice President of Digital Equity and Community Growth division at Novant Health. He works directly with Novant Health’s executive vice president and chief transformation and digital officer to explore and deliver new business opportunities that are enabled through the digital and technology channel.

Before transitioning to his current role, Raki led the organization’s consumer strategy and products division as chief operating officer. He was responsible for the strategy, operation and optimization teams for community engagement, business innovation, and corporate health. Under his leadership, Novant Health achieved broader community healthcare engagement, key business partnerships and greater alignment with community and consumer needs.

Raki has a long history of leadership within the healthcare and technology fields with senior positions at Independence Blue Cross, TIAA-CREF, Coca Bottling Company Consolidated, Pillowtex, Unifi, and partnership at Stone Laurel Consulting, Inc. just prior to joining Novant Health.His areas of expertise include general management with a focus on driving innovation and strategic direction, building high performing, cross-functional teams, analytics, customer intimacy, business continuity, business and cultural transformation, and change managementto name a few. Raki’s strengths in the tech space include ERP applications, cloud computing and mainframe systems.

He is passionate about driving growth in both companies and communities and has excelled in developing the architecture todeliveronhigh demand outcomes. Rakibrings visionary, strategicand tactical expertise to the table with a track record of delivering transformational change, effective relationship management, outstanding customer experiences and expert navigation of challenging, changing and volatile markets.

Raki earned his Bachelor of Science degree in management from North Carolina A&T State University and completed the Executive Education Program from the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College, and he completed his Master of Business Administration(MBA) degree from Wake Forest University School of Business. With a commitment to service, Raki is a member of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity and has held board positions with Charlotte Works, DreamKey Partners, One Charlotte Health Alliance(OCHA), Jazz Arts Charlotte, Young Black Leadership Alliance(YBLA), the North Carolina A&T State University’s Board of Visitors, Big Brothers/Big Sisters of the Central Carolinas, and a member of the board of trustees at Mary Baldwin University. He was also appointed to serve on the American Hospital Association’s Changing Workforce National Task Force and serves on two Charlotte Executive Leadership Council (CELC) work teams(WorkforceMobility&Building Health Communities).

Raki currently resides i n Charlotte, North Carolina where he enjoys supporting the entrepreneurial endeavors of his wife and young adult children.

All Sessions by Raki McGregor

Thinc Main Agenda Monday PM May 23, 2022
5:00 pm - 5:45 pm

Doing More than “Talking the Talk”: Taking Action on Health Equity Initiatives

  • Gain insights into effective ways to prioritize and address health disparities
  • Navigate challenges around accessing and analyzing social needs data
  • Discuss strategies to advance and scale SDoH efforts
  • Explore cross-sector partnerships to deliver equitable care across all populations
  • Understand the role of supply chain in elevating health equity efforts and optimizing population health
Moderator: Joanne Kenen