Kubica LaForest Consulting
Tony Kubica is a consultant, author, coach, and speaker. He specializes in accelerating business growth, strategy, leadership development, and performance improvement. Initially trained as a pharmacist, Tony has been a departmental director, hospital executive, executive in charge of a management consulting practice for a mid-size national consulting company, entrepreneur, and business owner.
While at the University of Connecticut Health Center he held a number of key positions, including: Director of Pharmacy, hospital executive, hospital planner and co-chair of the Health Center’s Strategic Planning Committee. In addition, he served as Assistant Professor of Community Medicine and Assistant Clinical Professor of Pharmacy at the Schools of Medicine and Pharmacy, respectively.
As a hospital executive at Rhode Island Hospital in Providence, Rhode Island, he was responsible for all clinical and non-clinical hospital services and, working with key physicians, was instrumental in introducing new technology and care concepts such as minimally invasive surgery, Gamma Knife® and lithotripsy.
Tony joined Superior Consultant Company (specializing in healthcare information technology and management consulting services) as a senior management consultant and grew to Senior Vice President of the Chi Group – Superior’s management consulting company - prior to leaving in 2005 to start his own company. Along the way he was Director of the IDN Practice, Vice President of Implementation for select health care IT software systems, and Vice President for company wide resource management and sales.
He is a member of the ACHE and serves on the RI-Education Committee. He is also a member of the International Coach Federation. He holds a certification with Hogan Assessments, an internationally utilized, premier personality and job performance profiling system, used to help organizations hire high-potential talent and develop current and emerging leaders.
When not working with clients, writing or speaking, he pursues his two passions: music and martial arts. He plays the guitar and is a 4th degree black belt in Kenpo Karate. As a martial artist he continues to grow in the art and enjoys working with children and adults to help them improve, learn self-discipline, and build self-confidence.