CEO, Formation Capital
Brian Beckwith is CEO of Formation Capital (formerly Senior Managing Partner of GE Capital, Healthcare Financial Services). Brian Beckwith has been active in healthcare mergers, acquisitions, investing and lending for the past 16 years in the United States and Europe. Most recently Mr. Beckwith led the lending and investing efforts for healthcare real estate and senior housing for GE Capital, where he also oversaw $7 billion in loans and investments. Prior to this role, from 2005 through 2008, he led the risk team and then the entire healthcare lending and investing operations for GE Capital in Europe. Based in London, he invested in healthcare real estate, provided senior debt to private equity sponsored healthcare services companies, and provided equipment leasing throughout Europe. Additionally, Mr. Beckwith led new deal underwriting and portfolio management for GE Capital’s domestic healthcare lending operations from 1998. Prior to joining GE Capital, he spent 6 years with an Atlanta based valuation consulting firm with a focus on healthcare and with Delta Air Lines’ Capital Markets group. Mr. Beckwith serves, or has served, on the boards of the American Senior Housing Association (ASHA), the National Investment Center for the Senior Housing and Care Industry (NIC), and the Alumni Board of the Terry College of Business at the University of Georgia. He is an active speaker for ASHA, NIC and many other industry organizations. Mr. Beckwith is a graduate of the University of Georgia (BBA) and Georgia State University (MBA).