Jim Lacy

Chief Strategy Officer & Counsel

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Jim Lacy oversees Waystar’s financial management, business strategy and risk management. Jim’s role extends well beyond a traditional chief strategy officer by contributing to product design, development, and growth as Waystar focuses on developing software that enables clients to achieve their mission.

Prior to joining ZirMed, Jim served as corporate counsel and EVP of development for a vertically integrated post-acute care company, where he built his knowledge of the provider-side experience. There, he oversaw a 300% increase in revenue over four years, as well as the sale of the company to become a national post-acute platform. He also successfully led product in the first years of his tenure. During his time with ZirMed, the firm experienced rapid growth, was a multi-year recipient of Inc. magazine’s 500/5000 fastest growing companies and Healthcare Informatics Top 100 awards, and strongly contributed to ZirMed earning a #1 Best in KLAS® distinction five times.

Out of law school, Jim began his career with PwC as a tax consultant serving both public and private manufacturing and healthcare clients.

Jim holds a BS in Economics from Centre College and a JD from the University of Louisville. Jim serves on the board of directors for the Kentucky Derby Festival.