David Lyons

Stephen Ringlee

Cliff Gold

Founding Director & Chief Executive Officer

Founding Director & Chief Financial Officer

Founding Director & Chief Operating Officer

David Lyons is a Founding Director and Chief Executive Officer of CoOportunity Health. Throughout his career, Lyons has been a passionate advocate for the power of public-private partnerships and is recognized for his ability to foster collaboration. Lyons is the Founder of The Iowa Institute and President of TII Corp. Through the Institute, Lyons works to identify challenges and opportunities in the state, implements research to outline options and develops strategies, tools and support to enable Iowa communities and industries to successfully respond. Read more Stephen Ringlee is a Founding Director and Chief Financial Officer of CoOportunity Health. Ringlee has more than 30 years of senior financial experience, 20 years of entrepreneurship and venture investing, and 20 years as a member of a variety of for-profit and non-profit boards. Ringlee formed Centesimus Capital in 1986 to invest in startup firms and buyouts.  Since then, he has led two leveraged buyouts (Compo Machinery in apparel robotics and Diamond Animal Health in animal health) and several startup companies. Read more Cliff Gold is recognized as an experienced strategist in the Midwest health insurance marketplace with over 30 years in various leadership roles. Gold is a long-time advocate for true non-profit healthcare—a passion that led him to explore and eventually join the CO-OP opportunity. For the past four years, Gold has been President and CEO of Cliff’s Edge Strategies, LLC, a management consulting company with clients in the Midwest.  Gold has worked with a variety of organizations both within and outside healthcare on strategic planning, management, and marketing issues. Read more