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Bert Zimmerli

Executive Vice President

Mr. Zimmerli, recently retired after 20 years as the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Intermountain Healthcare, a fully-integrated $14+ billion health system based in Salt Lake City, Utah. Over this period Intermountain’s revenue and net assets grew approximately 500% and 830%, respectively, and achieved & maintained the highest financial ratings in healthcare (AA + from S&P and Aa1 from Moody’s). 

He was responsible for the direction and oversight of all Intermountain financial operations, as well as Intermountain’ s revenue cycle, supply chain, insurance and venture development and innovation strategies. Prior to joining Intermountain, Mr. Zimmerli was the executive vice president and chief financial officer of the Methodist Hospital System (now Houston Methodist) in Houston, Texas.  Prior to that, he served in numerous capacities with Memorial Hermann Healthcare System in Houston, including senior vice president and chief financial officer.  He also was a partner in Ernst & Young’s Houston office, where he spent 16 years, specializing in healthcare.  Mr. Zimmerli served on the board of R1 RCM, a publicly traded company for approximately 5 years and currently serves on the boards of several privately held companies. He also has served, and in some cases continues to serve, in an advisory capacity for two private equity funds.  He is a Certified Public Accountant and received the Elijah Watts Sells Award for achieving the second highest score in the United States when he passed the CPA Exam. He and his wife Lynnie have three adult sons and enjoy traveling, outdoor sports and related activities and in supporting a few community-based charitable organizations.