by Delonte Brooks
November 9, 2021
Mary Jane Favazza is the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of CloseKnit, a new virtual, high-quality preventive and urgent care practice. She is responsible for driving innovation efforts to redefine the consumer healthcare experience, and to lead and inspire the team that makes that experience possible. Mary Jane was instrumental in the ideation and launch of CloseKnit in 2021. As CEO, she is passionate about taking a healthcare system that doesn’t work for everyone as it should and leading the charge with right time, right place care.
Mary Jane brings nearly 25 years of experience in the healthcare industry. She’s lent her passion and expertise to both start-ups and growth companies. Throughout her career, Mary Jane has focused on patient support, advocacy and innovation in primary care models and beyond. Prior to joining CloseKnit, she served as General Manager for Haven, a joint venture to provide low-cost, high-quality healthcare. She served as Chief Revenue Office for Good Measures prior to her role at Haven. At Good Measures, she was responsible for company growth and delivering innovative customer nutrition programs.
Her passion for care delivery extends to her personal life. Mary Jane serves on the Board of Directors for nonprofit organization Racing Unlimited, Inc. The 501c3 hosts marathon events to fund pilot research for finding treatment and a cure for polycystic kidney disease.
Mary Jane earned a Master of Business Administration from Harvard Business School and a bachelor’s degree in sociology from Smith College. When she’s not championing for equitable care delivery, you can find her in her garden, exploring nature or cooking with her family. She also loves a good movie or live musical performance.