Jeff D. Benton
- Senior Managing Director
- Health Solutions
- T: +1 202 312 9113
- F: +1 202 312 9101
- 555 12th Street, NW
- Suite 700
- Washington, DC, 20004
- United States
- T: +1 202 312 9100
- F: +1 202 312 9101
- B.S., Accounting, St. Francis University
- Certified Turnaround Professional (CTP)
- American College of Healthcare Executives
- Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA)
- American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
- Corporate Finance
- Creditor Rights, Relations & Negotiations
- Restructuring / Turnaround Services
- Transaction Advisory
- Lender Advisory
- Energy, Power & Products
- Healthcare & Life Sciences
Jeff Benton is a Senior Managing Director at FTI Consulting and is based in Washington DC. He is part of the Health Solutions practice. Jeff has over 32 years’ of experience in healthcare finance, accounting and real estate with an emphasis on mergers and acquisitions, turnaround, restructuring and workout projects for both stable and financially challenged clients.
Additionally, as a board member, Jeff has held seats on a Medicaid HMO, a state-wide integrated delivery system and a captive reinsurance company. He has provided healthcare consulting services for more than 15 years having worked previously in the healthcare industry for 15 years prior. In industry he has held a variety of senior finance positions, including Chief Financial Officer and Business Development positions, as well as Corporate Controller for a $2 billion, 6-hospital health system. His engagements have included loan workouts, due diligence, operational turnarounds, valuations and process re-engineering. Much of his time has been in managing troubled situations and coordinating effective and timely response to critical situations.
Currently, Jeff is serving as the Chief Administrative Officer for a Hospital Corporation, managing its wind down operations after guiding the liquidation of its 3-hospitals and as Trustee for a $3 billion healthcare financing firm out of bankruptcy. Recently, he served as the Chief Strategic Implementation Officer (CSIO) for a specialty cancer hospital, managing the creditor affairs that led to affiliation with a large teaching University Health System and served as CSIO for a Catholic health system managing the transaction diligence, transition and integration efforts for the sale of one of its facilities.
During his time in consulting he has represented many clients throughout almost every healthcare sector, including hospitals (acute care, long-term acute, specialty, rural), health insurers, HMOs/managed care organizations, independent delivery systems, surgery centers, independent physician associations, physician practice management companies, ambulatory care clinics, skilled nursing facilities, home healthcare, medical suppliers, diagnostic imaging and assisted living. In addition Jeff has worked in numerous international health economies, including extensively in the UK, Kuwait and in Vietnam, Colombia and around the Caribbean.
Mr. Benton holds his B.S. in Accounting from St. Francis University.