S. Blake Bratcher
Based in Nashville, Tennessee, Mr. Bratcher directs Flagship’s ambulatory surgery center (ASC) strategy and portfolio. As Executive Vice President, he is responsible for the ASC platform’s growth and direction, which is centered on building strategic partnerships with surgery center operators and physicians to acquire and/or develop ASCs.
Bratcher previously worked as the Enterprise Vice President of Real Estate for Envision Healthcare, a conglomerate of healthcare companies, where he oversaw the development and management of the portfolio consisting of approximately 650 properties, including 280 ASCs, across 40 states. Prior to Envision Healthcare’s merger with AmSurg, one of the nation’s largest ASC operators, Bratcher worked as AmSurg’s Director of Real Estate and Real Estate Counsel.
A native of Nashville, Tennessee, Bratcher spent the summers in his formative years learning from his grandfather, an entrepreneur and developer who instilled in him a passion for business and real estate. At Lipscomb University, Bratcher studied business and played baseball, becoming one of the university’s all-time leaders in hits, doubles, and RBI’s in a single season. He later graduated summa cum laude from the Nashville School of Law.
Bratcher is a dedicated servant leader and currently serves on the boards of 4:13 Strong, a Nashville based job and life skills training program, and The Joseph School, a leadership institute in Cabaret, Haiti. In addition to spending time with his wife and two beautiful daughters, Bratcher also enjoys traveling, fishing, reading, and rooting for the Tennessee Titans, Nashville Predators, and the Tennessee Vols.
Affiliatons, Accreditations, and Interests
- NAIOP, Member
- Licensed Attorney (TN)
- Tennessee Bar Association, Member
- HealCo, Inc., Advisor
- The Joseph School (Non-Profit), Secretary
- 4:13 Strong (Non-Profit), Board Member
- Lipscomb University Baseball Alumni Association, President
- First Baptist Church Nashville, Member
Lipscomb University, B.B.A.
Nashville School of Law, J.D.
Bratcher’s Great-Great-Great-Uncle, “Long” John Reilly was a first baseman for the Cincinnati Reds from 1880 to 1891 and a commercial artist who painted posters for the Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey circuses. He was inducted into the Reds Hall of Fame in June 2012.