Brad Velie, CPA
Healthcare Advisory Group
Mr. Velie joined LCG as a founder and Managing Director of its Healthcare Advisory Group with over thirty years of experience in healthcare due diligence and financial operations. Prior to joining LCG, Mr. Velie was Principal of Conscientia Analytics Group, specializing in the underwriting and analysis of healthcare-related transactions involving hospitals, surgery centers, dialysis centers, physician practices and other healthcare enterprises.
Prior to Conscientia, Mr. Velie spent over nine years with CapitalSource Finance, initially as an Underwriting and Credit Officer, and later as Chief Executive of CapitalSource’s due diligence subsidiary, CapitalAnalytics, where he managed over fifty deal underwriters. During this period, he completed the underwriting of several hundred hospital and other healthcare operations, including many physician and equity sponsored startups. As the leader of the group, he managed the direction and execution of thousands of underwriting examinations in dozens of healthcare industry segments.
During the 13-year period prior to CapitalSource, Mr. Velie was the CFO of four startup private equity sponsored healthcare companies, which included two hospital companies, a home care provider, and a provider of hospice services. Previously, he was the CFO of a $125M publicly traded hospital company, and headed financial reporting for the largest publicly traded behavioral health company in the US. Early in his career Mr. Velie spent four years in public accounting.
Mr. Velie is a Certified Public Accountant and holds an MBA from the University of Georgia and a BBA in Accounting from Valdosta State University