Daniel J. O’Donnell | Managing Director | FTI Consulting
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Daniel J. O’Donnell

Daniel J. O’Donnell

  • Managing Director
  • T: +1 571 326 5227
  • F: +1 202 312 9101
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    • 555 12th Street, NW
    • Suite 700
    • Washington, DC, 20004
    • United States
    • T: +1 202 312 9100
    • F: +1 202 312 9101

Daniel J. O’Donnell is a Managing Director at FTI Consulting. He is a member of the Health Solutions practice and is based in Washington D.C.

Dan has more than 25 years of experience in healthcare finance, accounting and operations with broad and deep understanding of multiple types of healthcare business enterprises. His experience includes finance leadership in acute, sub, and post-acute environments. Dan has led finance teams performing start-up, shut-down, sale, and purchase activities in addition to pro-forma, FP&A, long range planning, and budgeting in entities ranging from $25M to $1B in annual revenue.

Dan has served in multiple financial and operational leadership roles including as CFO in a large regional health system responsible for Urgent Care locations, Freestanding Emergency Departments, Outpatient Physical Rehabilitation (PT/OT/ST), Durable Medical Equipment (DME), a Home Health agency, Skilled Nursing Facilities (SNFs), and Independent / Assisted Living (IL/ALF) locations. At this health system, Dan also served as CFO for its distressed Medical Group implementing productivity standards during wind-down, valuation and divestiture into community practice. He oversaw subsequent growth of the systems’ hospital employed physician group in strategic core specialties, designing and implementing a wRVU based incentive compensation model.

Prior to joining FTI Consulting, Dan served as the Assistant Vice President and Controller for a multi-state, 10 hospital health system with financial leadership responsibility at its flagship, 607 licensed bed hospital including a 300+ physician employed medical group. In addition to overseeing annual budgeting and monthly financial close activities for the hospital and physician group entities, Dan contributed to system initiatives including conversion from Lawson to Peoplesoft, design and deployment of Hyperion Planning and Budgeting, design of position control management, and definition and design of standardized productivity reporting in Kaufman Hall Axiom. Dan was responsible for pro-forma modelling for large capital requests and FP&A for both existing and proposed on and off campus growth initiatives. Dan oversaw preparation of Finance slides for quarterly board decks and updates of material issues for review by the Finance committee.

Previously Dan has served as Executive Director, Financial Planning and Analysis for a 500k member division of a national HMO. He authored a private placement memorandum, securing qualified investors for a regional laser eye surgery start-up and served as its start-up CFO. Dan has also served as CFO for a large Skilled Nursing, Independent and Assisted Living campus.

Dan holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree and an M.B.A. with a concentration in Health Services Administration from the George Washington University. He is a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives and serves as a board member for The CFO Alliance, a middle market CFO collaborative.

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