Jeff has always had a passion for problem solving and has devoted the last three decades to driving innovation in the complex healthcare system. Jeff brings to Zenyth a wealth of industry knowledge along with nearly twenty years of experience as a healthcare CFO. During his career, he has worked with both public and private companies, including providers, health plans, hospitals, pharmaceutical companies and PBMs.
Jeff earned an MBA in Finance with honors from Columbia Business School and a BA in Mathematics cum laude from Pomona College. Since then, Jeff has held a variety of finance positions at Merck, Medco and Optum in M&A, treasury, and industry economics. Additionally, Jeff has been an entrepreneur, creating a health-tech start up with Mayo Clinic; a co-founder of a venture fund, generating top-tier investment returns at Merck Capital Ventures; and an operationally-focused finance leader at ArroHealth, realizing a successful sale to private equity. Prior to joining Zenyth, Jeff most recently served as CFO of OptumCare Delivery for the East Region, leading growth in the geographic footprint to over 600 medical sites and well over $1 billion in revenue.
On the personal side, Jeff has been married to his wife Bonnie for almost 30 years. Bonnie is an interior architectural designer and consultant who oversees projects around the world. Jeff and Bonnie are blessed with three wonderful boys: Corey, Austin and Dylan. For Jeff, there is nothing that brings him more enjoyment than spending time with family, whether it is walking their yellow lab Rudy or playing tennis, golf, softball and a myriad of other sports together.