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Carrie Kozlowski

Years in healthcare: 25

Areas of expertise:

  • Strategic Execution
  • Organizational Alignment

Carrie Kozlowski

COO & Co-Founder

What is your why?

I’ve always been passionate about helping people. That’s why I am fueled by partnerships that demonstrate a shared vision for easing access to care for all people and finding ways to motivate patients to lead longer, healthier lives. I truly believe we can change healthcare for the better.

Carrie Kozlowski, OT, MBA, is the COO and co-founder at Upfront. Over 25 years, she has combined real-world clinical experience with entrepreneurial drive to lead strategy, operations, and talent development at organizations focused on population health.

Carrie’s clinical background includes providing direct care, training, and management services as a practicing occupational therapist. Her previous positions include SVP of Operations at Care Team Connect, where she helped lead the company through an acquisition by The Advisory Board and stayed on as a general manager for Crimson Care Management. She also has an extensive background in sales and marketing stemming from her tenure at PatientKeeper.

Carrie holds an MBA in Management and Entrepreneurship from the University of Illinois Chicago, and a bachelor’s degree in occupational therapy from the University of Hartford. She resides in Chicago with her husband and three daughters. When she’s not working, she can be found coaching basketball; driving to dance, gymnastics or debate; or on a better day, hiking or kayaking with her family. In 2018, Crain’s Chicago named her a “Notable Woman in Healthcare.”

Resources from Carrie Kozlowski

Empower patients
every step of the way.

We’re a healthcare company leveraging technology, not the other way around. Upfront leans on its deep healthcare expertise and client relationships to maximize the impact of our technology, delivering a next-generation patient experience.