Chris Lishko has been part of the Ponaman Healthcare Consulting team since 2012. Ponaman supports all 340B covered entity types with a range of services related to 340B, and has partnered with covered entities (hospitals and grantees) in over 85 HRSA audits and re-audits. Chris has supported clients with more than 50 of those audits. With a broad background and extensive experience examining data, statistics, and documentation, Chris is able to operationalize the processes required for large-scale analyses necessary for 340B Program reviews for large safety-net hospital systems, FQHCs, Ryan White and STD grantees, and retail and contract pharmacies. Having worked with numerous clients across the country, Chris has experience with a large array of data systems and software platforms. His understanding of complex data systems and his ability to accept and utilize a multitude of different formats supports the successful collaboration with Ponaman clients. Chris’s diverse experience in project management, research, data management, finance, and global business, provide tremendous value to the Ponaman organization.
Chris is an Apexus Certified Expert (ACE). He graduated from the University of Arizona with a Bachelor’s in Communication, while also studying Spanish and Business Administration. Chris completed his MBA in Global Management in 2010. Prior to joining Ponaman, Chris worked as a senior business analyst and advisor for a Fortune 500 company.
Chris is a volleyball enthusiast and coaches club ball. In addition, he still manages to find time to travel and play in tournaments for players who are “past their prime.”