Craig Deao

Senior Leader, Studer Group and Managing Director, Huron

Craig Deao is a senior leader at Studer Group, a healthcare consulting firm, and a managing director at parent company Huron.

Deao speaks nationwide on a range of topics, including healthcare transformation, leadership, engagement, quality, and patient safety. He serves as faculty for the American College of Healthcare Executives, co-led Studer Group’s Baldrige journey, and in 2016 authored the book, “The E Factor: How Engaged Patients, Clinicians, Leaders, and Employees Will Transform Healthcare.”

Deao holds a master’s degree in healthcare administration from the University of Minnesota.