Our Team


Chris Smurthwaite

Corporate Strategy & Business Development

Chris leads all operations, business development and corporate strategy for Trinnovate Ventures.  He joined the company in 2016. 

He holds an MBA in Finance from The University of Arizona's Eller College of Management.

Prior to Trinnovate Ventures, Chris held several leadership roles at Banner Health / University of Arizona Health Network (UAHN) within the health plan division.  He advised C-level executives and senior chairs on multiple business development and strategic growth projects post-Banner's acquisition of UAHN.

He is a skilled analyst and forecaster.  For two consecutive years, Chris predicted ACA enrollment with 99% accuracy in the Arizona and Utah markets. 

Chris began his professional career working for the Atlanta Hawks of the National Basketball Association (NBA).  

Our Board of Directors

  • Pam Kehaly

  • Beth Ginzinger

  • Dr. Woodrow Myers

  • Paige Rothermel

  • Harry Papp

  • Cameron Black