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Unparalleled insight.
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We are a consortium of experienced executive level-experts in healthcare strategy and finance, committed to helping you understand and navigate key market forces and trends.

  • Seasoned executives from the healthcare industry and leading professional advisory firms
  • We bring a vast array of experience and perspective to the table from operations and finance to strategic advising, litigation/dispute, investigations, arbitations, and beyond
  • Life-long problem solvers, each member of the team touts an impressive career track record of results
  • We are united by a deep commitment to partnership and hands-on engagement in the work we do

Our Healthcare Advisors

Our healthcare advisors are a multi-disciplinary group of healthcare industry thought leaders and experts, representing a wide range of experience across areas such as finance, strategy, M&A, physician relationships, clinical, and operations who support Avec's strategic financial advisory, litigation & dispute, and corporate investigation service delivery.

Randy Bryant

Physician Practice Leadership & Financial Executive

Randy has over 30 years of experience leading independent multi-specialty physician and provider sponsored physician groups. Randy's considered a thought leader in physician compensation and contracting, physician practice operations/enterprise performance, managed care contracting and physician practice financial reporting and control. His professional leadership experience includes:

  • Memorial Health System – VP Decatur Medical Group
  • Springfield Clinic – CEO & CFO
  • Memorial Health System – Director of Corporate Finance

Mark Burmester

Provider Strategist & Population Health Executive

Mark has over 25 years of experience working as an advisor and executive leader in the provider strategy and population health areas. Mark brings the knowledge and expertise to effectively integrate marketing, strategic planning, contracting, and business development. Mark is considered a thought leader in enterprise strategy, plan/provider partnerships, and affiliation strategy. His professional leadership experience includes:

  • Nebraska Methodist Health System – VP Strategic Planning & Business Development
  • Kaiser Permanente – VP Strategy & Executive Director – Service Delivery Planning
  • Vizient – VP Strategy

Ejaz Elahi

Strategist and Transaction Advisor

Ejaz is a seasoned investment banker who has repeated success developing growth strategies in the complex healthcare ecosystem. Demonstrated history of over 60 M&A buy and sell side transactions ranging from $5M to $1.6B in value. Ejaz leverages his academic training in engineering and computer science to identify technology-enabled disruption and value-creating opportunities. His advisory and leadership experience includes:

  • Health Care Service Corporation – New Business Initiatives Head
  • PWC – Managing Director
  • Deloitte Corporate Finance – Managing Director

Ken Hanover

Health System Strategist & Chief Executive Officer

Ken is an experienced health provider leader who has served as chief executive officer, chief operating officer or chief strategy officer in a variety of health provider settings including academic-based health networks and community based integrated health systems. Ken's considered a thought leader in enterprise strategy, board governance relationships, health policy, and executive leadership. His professional leadership experience includes:

  • Northeast Health – President and CEO
  • Health Alliance of Greater Cincinnati – President and CEO
  • Lahey Health System – Chief Strategy Officer

Roslyn Lennon, RN

Nursing and Clinical Operations Executive

Roz has over 20 years of executive level experience with start-up and turnaround initiatives in both for-profit and non-profit settings. She has a demonstrated track record in improving care integration across the health care continuum, building accountable care models, implementing population health management strategies, and improving patient outcomes. With her clinician background and being a leader of clinicians, she brings a strong clinical and patient care delivery experience. Her professional leadership experience includes:

  • West Suburban Medical Center & Westlake Hospital – Chief Nursing Officer
  • Cook County Health – Chief Clinical Officer
  • Rush North Shore Medical Center – Vice President Patient Care Services

Ron Long

Strategist & Financial Executive

Ron, a former National HFMA Chair, is an accomplished financial executive who served 35 years as CFO for variety of health providers including academic and non-academic institutions in different markets. Ron's considered a thought leader in strategy, financial planning, academic arrangements, payor/provider partnerships, and transactions. Recent consulting experience includes outsourcing due diligence, strategic pricing, academic joint venture structuring, and identifying financial improvement opportunities. His professional leadership experience includes:

  • Texas Health Resources – EVP & CFO
  • Health Alliance of Greater Cincinnati – CFO
  • St Mary's Health Network (Reno, NV) - CFO

Linda Burt Rebrovic

Financial Executive

Linda has over 25 years of financial executive leadership spanning multiple organizations including large urban and statewide health systems as well as academic medicine and teaching hospitals. Linda is a thought leader in areas such as reimbursement, revenue cycle, financial planning, financial modeling, managed care contracting, internal control, and financial reporting. Her professional leadership experience includes:

  • Nebraska Methodist Health System – Corporate Vice President & CFO
  • Saint John's Health Canter (Santa Monica, CA) – CFO
  • Ancilla Systems – SVP CFO & Treasurer

Bob Williams, MD

Medical Executive & Healthcare Strategist

Dr. Bob Williams enjoyed a 20-year career as a practicing and teaching physician and health services researcher prior to joining the consulting world. While his advisory service experience spans a broad range of Avec offerings, he's considered a thought leader in value-based care and physician strategy, provider partnerships, and population health management. His advisory experience includes:

  • Deloitte Consulting – Managing Director
  • IBM – Partner
  • Ernst & Young – Principal

Dan Wilson

Capital Markets & Financial Advisor

Dan has over 25 years of experience, primarily in the capital markets area, evaluating health providers financial performance. Dan has worked with health provider CEOs, CFOs, chief restructuring officers and boards of directors to implement corrective action plans to drive financial performance improvement. Dan's considered a thought leader in long range financial planning, financial improvement, turnarounds and workouts, capital markets, and financing. His professional leadership experience includes:

  • Deloitte Risk and Financial Advisory – Managing Director
  • MBIA – Director of Healthcare Portfolio Management

Our Business Litigation and Corporate Investigations Advisors

Our team includes experienced litigation/dispute and investigative resources who provide meaningful insight throughout a litigation or investigation lifecycle with experience as testifying experts and forensic investigators.

Gary Levin, CPA

Business Litigation & Corporate Investigation Resource

Gary has more than 40 years of public accounting and litigation & dispute experience serving a variety of businesses including retail, distribution, consumer products, and manufacturing. A partner in Deloitte Risk & Financial Advisory Services, Gary was the National Managing Partner of Deloitte's Litigation & Dispute Practice for 15 years. Gary's key experience includes:

  • Extensive expert report and testifying experience (GAAP, GAAS, and damages expert on 50+ cases)
  • Served as arbitrator in approximately 150 matters involving purchase price disputes – GAAP application or earnout provisions
  • Investigative experience includes matters such as insider trading, financial statement misstatements, asset misappropriation, and account reconciliations

Gary's professional experience includes:

  • Deloitte Risk & Financial Advisory Services – Partner
  • Arthur Andersen – Partner

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