Jason Ruchaber is a managing director in VMG Health’s Business Valuation Division and leads the company’s Denver office, where he provides healthcare valuation and financial advisory services to clients nationally. He specializes in healthcare valuation engagements involving mergers and acquisitions, divestitures, partnership transactions, intellectual property arrangements and commercial damages. As a healthcare financial advisory expert with nearly 20 years of experience, he is frequently called upon as a trusted advisor to health system executives, physicians, health lawyers, compliance officers and investors. Mr. Ruchaber is a frequent speaker, author and instructor on healthcare valuation topics and is an active member of several professional and trade organizations.
Ruchaber is an Accredited Senior Appraiser (ASA) with the American Society of Appraisers, where he also previously served as a faculty member of the Healthcare Special Interest Group. He also holds the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation and earned his bachelor’s degree in Finance from University of Texas at Austin. Jason is a member of the Medical Group Management Association (“MGMA”), Healthcare Financial Management Association (“HFMA”), American Health Lawyers Association (“AHLA”) and the Ambulatory Surgery Center Association (“ASCA”).
Aaron Murski is a Managing Director at VMG Health, who focuses on providing valuation, transaction advisory and consulting services to healthcare businesses and healthcare investors across the United States.
Having spent over a decade in the industry, his experience includes working with for-profit and not-for-profit organizations large and small, in support of the planning and execution of mergers and acquisitions, service line spin offs, joint ventures, syndications, de novo projects, professional services arrangements, and other business transactions. His experience with healthcare business segments includes everything from primary and specialty care clinics, surgical and ancillary services facilities, diagnostic services, acute and post-acute care, and health plan and other risk-bearing entities and networks associated with population health management.
Colin McDermott, CFA, CPA/ABV is a managing director with VMG Health and is based in the Dallas office. He specializes in providing financial, valuation, and transaction advisory services to clients in the health care industry. His clients have included hospitals, hospital systems, ambulatory surgery centers, imaging centers, laboratories, physician groups, and other healthcare entities.
Mr. McDermott leads VMG Health’s accounting related valuation services team. Mr. McDermott has assisted numerous non-profit and for-profit clients with valuation analysis related to ASC 805 Business Combinations and has issued valuation opinions on the fair value of intellectual property and other intangible assets acquired as a result of the acquisition of acute care hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, rehabilitation hospitals, and multi-specialty physician groups. Additionally, Mr. McDermott has assisted numerous health care clients with their annual impairment testing process as required by ASC 350 Intangibles – Goodwill and Other.
Prior to joining VMG Health, Mr. McDermott was Director in the Forensic and Litigation Consulting Group of FTI Consulting, Inc. Prior to FTI Consulting, Inc., Mr. McDermott was an associate in KPMG’s Forensic and Litigation Consulting Group. In those roles, Mr. McDermott provided valuation and advisory services to firms in various industries, including health care, manufacturing, energy, and telecommunications.
Mr. McDermott received a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting and a Master of Science in Finance from Texas A&M University. Mr. McDermott is a licensed Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in the state of Texas and holds the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation.
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