Ian Koons, Vice President, Physician Partnerships
As Ovation’s vice president, physician partnerships, Ian Koons is responsible for identifying and executing on IVF lab acquisition opportunities to expand Ovation’s national network.
Koons joined Ovation in 2019 after serving as vice president of provider growth at Advantia Health, where he was responsible for all talent strategy and execution for the private-equity-backed healthcare company.
Before joining Advantia in 2017, Koons was president and chief executive officer of Patient Ready Clinicians, a Virginia-based, full-service healthcare staffing and recruiting firm that he founded in 2012. At this company, he worked to improve community healthcare by creating a better process for matching healthcare professionals with facilities, resulting in a nearly 100% candidate retention rate in placing healthcare professionals at more than 50 hospitals and 120 physician practices and surgery centers across the Washington, DC, area.
Koons began his healthcare career as director of recruiting/staffing and operations at ATC Healthcare, where he managed all recruiting and staffing operations for the DC metro market.
A strong believer in giving back to the business community, Koons served as a board member for the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network for more than five years and currently dedicates time to coaching emerging entrepreneurs through the Young Executives Council of the Global Good Fund and The Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Eastern Mennonite University.