Brian SchadeRegional Senior Vice President of Operations

    Brian J. Schade oversees practice operations for American Oncology Network, LLC. in the western United States.

    With nearly 20 years of operational and financial management experience in the healthcare services industry focusing on oncology, Brian possesses strategic vision for developing and executing effective business strategies to ensure the success of community-based oncology practice.

    Prior to joining AON, Brian served as chief of operations and strategic development for Arizona Oncology. Through a unique blend of tactics, leadership ability and technical skills, Brian, over the last 17 years, played an important role in growing one of Arizona’s largest community oncology groups.

    Brian served as a medic/pharmacy technician in the United States Army. He attended Southwest Texas State University in San Marcos, Texas, where he earned his undergraduate degree in health professions and his master’s degree with honors in healthcare administration. He has a strong compassion for patient advocacy, and since 2008, has served on the advisory council board for the International Cancer Advocacy Network (ICAN). He is also a board member of the Amanda Hope Angels, a pediatric oncology charity, based in Phoenix, Ariz.

    In his spare time, Brian enjoys reading, bike riding and the occasional round of golf. He resides in Phoenix with his wife, Natalie, and children, Zachary and Cassidy.