Ari Gottlieb

Ari is a Principal with A2 Strategy Group, supporting clients in the health plan and health services space on topics centered around growth and deals strategy.

His experience spans across all health insurance lines of business as well as a variety of health services-related topics. Ari’s work focuses on market growth and entry, distribution and product, and deal-related growth and diligence.

Prior to A2, Ari was a Director in the health strategy practice at PwC and Strategy&, after beginning his consulting career at Oliver Wyman.

In addition to client work, Ari produces an annual review of Medicaid markets in the United States as well as being frequently cited across the media on topics related to the current state of the health insurance space, start-up health plans, and implications for healthcare companies.

Augustin Ruta

Augustin is a Principal with A2 Strategy Group and has broad experience working in both corporate strategy and deals in the healthcare space.

Previously, Augustin was at PwC Strategy&, where he worked with health plans and other health organizations on a variety of corporate strategy, deals, and customer experience engagements.

Augustin also spent time in the venture space at Sandbox Industries, where he evaluated deals and worked with companies in the health IT and health services areas with the Blue Cross Blue Shield Venture Fund.

He has a B.S. from the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University.