2022 Sponsors:

Section Sponsors:

TIBCO empowers its customers to connect, unify, and confidently predict business outcomes, solving the world’s most complex data-driven challenges.

Equity is a nationwide Commercial Real Estate firm with 7 divisions allowing us to provide clients with a full suite of services all under one roof giving us a unique ability to ensure quality control as we guide our clients through our comprehensive range of start-to-finish services we call the Equity 360° Advantage.

Whether you have a business opportunity or you face a legal obstacle, you need an experienced team that knows the industry to help guide you toward success. Dykema’s attorneys work with doctors and professional service organizations on a wide array of sophisticated matters including transactions, regulatory, compliance, litigation, real estate, contracts, brand protection, intellectual properly, tax, labor and employment, and estate planning. Regardless of what legal need you may be facing, our attorneys are happy to talk with you to be sure you are pointed in the right direction. Please visit www.dykema.com or www.dykemadso.com for more information.

Specialty Sponsors:

Nationwide Children’s Hospital is one of America’s largest not-for-profit free-standing pediatric health systems providing wellness, preventive, diagnostic, treatment and rehabilitative care for infants, children and adolescents, as well as adult patients with congenital disease. As home to the Department of Pediatrics of The Ohio State University College of Medicine, Nationwide Children’s faculty train the next generation of pediatricians, scientists and pediatric specialists. The Abigail Wexner Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s is one of the Top 10 National Institutes of Health-funded free-standing pediatric research facilities in the U.S., supporting basic, clinical, translational and health services research. Learn more at NationwideChildrens.org.

The Benesch Healthcare+ Practice Group has decades of experience representing healthcare industry stakeholders across the gamut of matters ranging from transactions, to administrative and judicial advocacy, to navigating regulatory and compliance complexities that impact their businesses.  We are experienced in mergers, acquisitions, going private transactions, leveraged buy-outs, non-control investments, recapitalizations, tax-free reorganizations and SPACs.  What sets Benesch apart from many other law firms is the ability to provide a holistic perspective on the challenges and intricacies of the health care industry based on a depth of understanding in areas ranging from health care lending, Medicare and Medicaid reimbursement, private insurance, antitrust, federal and state fraud and abuse laws, licensure, and survey and certification. Benesch’s healthcare clients appreciate the ability to evaluate transactions from a health care perspective and with a knowledge of how health care facilities operate on a day-to-day basis.

Scioto Properties is a healthcare real estate firm that specializes in the acquisition and monetization of healthcare real estate portfolios. Since 1999, we have provided real estate solutions to growing healthcare providers across the U.S., investing in more than 1800 properties in 40 states.
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Contributing Sponsors:

Brennan, Manna & Diamond (“BMD”) was founded in 2000 with the goal of combining highly skilled, talented attorneys with practical experience in business matters to create a new way to provide legal and business services to its clients. BMD’s access to a network of successful business entrepreneurs, consultants and developers allows for innovative solutions, symbiotic partnerships and sound legal and business advice for our clients. With over 70 attorneys in eight offices – BMD follows its mission to Listen, Solve and Empower for clients of all types and sizes in numerous industry sectors nationwide.

​The Healthcare Development & Innovation Group (HDIG) provides the tools to ensure success for Innovation Centers,​ startups, provider innovative processes, and corporate partners/vendors​. HDIG is a membership funded organization that provides a comprehensive database of information about innovation centers and their portfolio companies to help leaders evaluate opportunities, to connect investment priorities with startups in this space, to reveal where needs are not being met and provide benchmarking to evaluate their own centers.  Additional resources are available throughout the journey to aid in the success of an idea from concept to market.

When founding our company in 1935, Edward P. Hylant made a promise to treat our clients and employees like family—with honesty, respect and trust. Today, we are among the largest privately held, full-service insurance brokerage firms in the U.S. and have been named to the  “Best Places to Work in Insurance” list 13 consecutive years.
Hylant has multiple offices in Ohio, Michigan, Illinois, Indiana, Tennessee, Florida, Georgia and California. A member of the Worldwide Broker Network, we offer risk management services, mergers & acquisitions solutions, employee benefits brokerage and consultation, loss control, healthcare management and insurance solutions for businesses and individuals locally, nationally and internationally. Our team includes specialized experts who focus exclusively on specific industries and risks, making it possible for us to design and deliver customized programs that meet the individual needs of our clients. Because Hylant is privately owned, we proudly answer to our clients—not to Wall Street investors.

Healthcare organizations have complex business challenges — and LBMC has the experience and comprehensive solutions to meet them head-on. With an industry that is ever-changing, your healthcare organization deserves optimized processes that allow you to focus on what matters most: patient care. That’s why we take a collaborative, transparent approach to every engagement, so you always know what to expect. Our comprehensive selection of healthcare business solutions and resources has helped a range of clients, from multi-billion-dollar health systems to start-up practices and private equity groups. In addition to traditional audit, tax and accounting services, we also provide healthcare consulting, reimbursement, security compliance and strategic business services. As our firm’s largest industry practice area, our dedicated team of healthcare specialists brings unprecedented knowledge to your organization’s unique needs. There’s a reason we’ve been a leader in healthcare services for more than a decade. Discover how our time-tested solutions can improve the way you do business. We understand your challenges. LBMC brings the strength of an experienced healthcare team, deep resources, and a reputation as an effective advisor to each client situation.

Plante Moran is among the nation’s largest accounting, tax, and business consulting firms with over 3,300 professionals in 24 offices throughout the United States and abroad. Serving more than 1,800 private equity firms and portfolio clients nationwide, Plante Moran provides transaction, tax, audit, finance and accounting outsourcing, strategy, operations, and technology services across the industries and throughout the investment life cycle. Plante Moran delivers flexible solutions based on your firm’s distinct needs, which includes helping strategically evaluate and efficiently close transactions. For more information visit www.plantemoran.com/privateequity

Focusing on the middle market, RSM US provides integrated transaction advisory, tax, assurance and consulting services. Our work with nearly 3,000 health care organizations gives us a deep understanding of the key trends impacting the industry. In addition, we have performed due diligence on well over 2,500 deals in the past five years, more than 300 of which were health care and life sciences transactions. This in-depth knowledge provides our private equity and strategic buyer clients with industry-specific due diligence considerations.

Szura & Delonis is a trusted and experienced Michigan-based health care law firm. They assist health care providers, entities and organizations navigating the labyrinth of regulations governing the health care sector. Szura & Delonis is dedicated to providing quality legal services based on rapidly evolving health care laws and regulations.  Moreover, their experience provides valuable real-world insight for providers and entities facing such complex legal issues.  As attorneys and counselors, Szura & Delonis represents clients with acquisitions, mergers and other transactions as well as any administrative or litigation challenges they may encounter.

Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP is a large law firm that serves clients in over 30 service areas with 200 attorneys across 8 offices in Columbus, Cincinnati, Cleveland and Dayton, Ohio; Chicago, Illinois; Naples, Florida; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; and Washington, D.C. At Porter Wright, we believe in dynamic legal counsel. In this ever-changing world, we stay agile, pursue innovation and reach further to deliver inspired outcomes. We strive to help clients resolve their most complex legal challenges with a focus on delivering value, providing industry insights, and prioritizing a deep commitment to diversity and inclusion.

Medic Management Group is a team of highly experienced professionals who are passionate about helping companies in the medical field navigate the ins and outs of the healthcare business. Simply put, we handle the business of healthcare so our clients can focus on what they do best – leadership and patient care. As a one-stop solution for healthcare management, our knowledge is deep and wide — covering everything from revenue cycle optimization to practice management. Our cutting-edge solutions are always customized around each client’s specific situation and goals. And we do more than advise. We also roll up our sleeves and help you implement any operational changes we might recommend. Most importantly, we work quickly and nimbly and are respectful stewards of your investment with us.

The Riverside Company is a global investment firm focused on being one of the leading private capital options for investors, business owners and employees at the smaller end of the middle market by seeking to fuel transformative growth and create lasting value.
Since its founding in 1988, Riverside has made more than 850 investments. The firm’s international private equity and structured capital portfolios include more than 140 companies.

Lawrence, Evans & Co. LLC “LECO” is a boutique healthcare financial advisory and investment banking firm that provides lead advisory services to private companies, lenders, and other parties-in-interest that are executing financial and strategic transactions.  LECO provides a full range of capital raising, mergers and acquisitions, and financial and operational restructuring services.  The LECO team can help an organization more clearly and fully define and execute its long-term strategy through value maximizing merger and acquisition transactions, cost-effective capital raises, and in-court or out-of-court restructurings. Over the years, Lawrence, Evans & Co. LLC has earned a reputation for excellence in the fields of healthcare services. We offer advice and support for every process and structure within your company – from short-term solutions to long-term goals.