Austin Triggs is executive chairman of Vigilant Health. Previously, he served as Senior Vice President and Chief Development Officer of Renal Care Group Inc., a leading national provider of dialysis services to individuals with chronic kidney disease. At Renal Care Group, he was primarily responsible for dialysis programs and developing joint ventures with physicians, hospitals and university medical centers. Following Renal Care Group, he worked as a strategic advisor to B. Braun Melsungen AG (a German medical and pharmaceutical device company), academic medical centers, and private equity funds.
Earlier in Triggs’ career, he served as a senior executive and board member at companies providing general and specialized home care services. Triggs received his undergraduate degree from Duke University and his juris doctorate from the University of Mississippi Law School. He also practiced corporate and securities law for nine years in Nashville, Tennessee. His prior civic activities include serving as chair of the advisory board of the Duke University Institute on Care at the End of Life, principal advisor to the Center for Theology and Health at the Duke Medical Center, board member of the American Council on Germany, and board member of Aquinas College in Nashville.