Healthcare Advisory Group
Mr. Velie joined LCG as the 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 almost 10 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 transaction underwriters. During this period, he completed the underwriting of hundreds of 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 thirteen-year period prior to CapitalSource, Mr. Velie was the CFO of four private equity sponsored startup healthcare companies. These included two hospital companies, a home care provider, and a provider of hospice services. Previous to that, he was the CFO of a $125 million publicly traded hospital company, headed financial reporting for the largest publicly traded behavioral health company in the US and spent four years in public accounting.
Mr. Velie is a Certified Public Accountant, holds an MBA from the University of Georgia, and a BBA in Accounting from Valdosta State University.