About Us

Agate Point Consulting LLC was formed in 2011 to provide program management, marketing, and integration services to  health plans, healthcare delivery organizations, and health industry staratups.  Since its founding, the company has been a reliable partner to many of Seattle’s  health innovators and has made a difference to clients worldwide. 

Over the years, we have developed trusted relationships with business, marketing, and design professionals who can become part of a team supporting our customers.  Collaboratively with client organizations, we can mobilize the necessary resources to meet customer needs.

Where is Agate Point?

Agate Point is the northern tip of Bainbridge Island, Washington.

portrait of Alfred Thomas AgateThe passage was named for Alfred Thomas Agate in 1841. He was the designated portrait and botanical artist on the United States Exploring Expedition of 1838-1843. His detailed illustrations of the  native peoples still provide insights into the cultures of pacific islanders and native peoples of the US pacific coast in the mid 19th century.  The area has been inhabited for over 10,000 years.  Today it is a part of the metropolitan Seattle area. Chief Seattle lived here.


Why Agate Point

Pragmatic Methods

We bring unique insights and a methods toolbox for abstracting situations for strategic insight.


Our prize-winning integration skills combine multiple perspectives and complement clients’ capabiliites,

Cross-Industry understanding

Our experience working with hospitals, physician groups, insurance companies, government agencies, life science researches, and suppliers provides empathy.


Edmund Butler

Edmund Butler

Managing Director


Ed Butler provides marketing, product management, and commercialization services to international medical technology companies. He has served in healthcare industry leadership roles for 25 years, including payers, large healthcare delivery systems, physician practices, and government health programs.  He has been a hands-on producer his entire career, and is comfortable as an individual contributor, a program manager, and as a senior executive. 

Vera Ranguelova

Vera Ranguelova

Senior Designer & User Experience Consultant


Vera is passionate about visual design strategy and the enhanced user experience. She focuses on the importance of team collaboration and the integration of business, technology, and user goals. Her career path is influenced by intricate switches between medical sciences and art, analytical and visual site of design, her native country Bulgaria and the United States. She has M.D. degree from Bulgaria, M.A. in studio art and design from the University of Iowa, and User-Centered Design Certificate from the University of Washington. During her design career, she has worked for large healthcare providers, such as Providence Health and Services, Swedish Medical Center, and early stage venture-funded companies.

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