Aaron Byzak, MBA, FACHE
Professionally, Aaron serves as Chief External Affairs Officer for Tri-City Medical Center and Senior Advisor to Galvanized Strategies, a full-spectrum strategic public affairs firm offering external affairs and consulting for its clients. Additionally, Aaron is the founder and chief advocate of Hazel’s Army, a community advocacy and education group that in 2014 helped pass the most comprehensive assisted living reform agenda in California’s history.
For more than two decades, Aaron has served in positions of progressive leadership in Emergency Medical Services, health policy, and health care management. He has received numerous best practice awards and national recognitions for his leadership and work in health care, public health, advocacy, and communications including four Emmy Awards.
He earned his master of business administration in health care management and policy from UC Irvine’s Merage School of Business, and a bachelor’s degree in social science from Chapman University. Additionally, Aaron earned certificates in leadership from Cornell University and UCLA’s Anderson School of Management. He is Board Certified in healthcare management as a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives (FACHE).
Aaron serves as a member of the Advisory Board for the California Paramedic Foundation through which he provides guidance and direction on policy and legislative matters.