Jeff Downs

Vice President, Strategic Relationships, Accumen, Scottsdale, AZ

Vice President, Strategic Relationships,

Scottsdale, AZ

Jeff Downs is the Vice President of Strategic Relationships at Accumen. In this role, Jeff advises health systems on a wide variety of topics, but his passions center around company mergers, acquisitions and divestitures. Other favorite topics include strategic planning, core lab concepts, lab stewardship and process improvement. Jeff has 30 years healthcare experience covering clinical and anatomic pathology labs, population health/ disease management programs, physician practice management, reagent & instrument manufacturing and test R&D. As CFO, Jeff oversaw the turnaround and growth of a four health-system joint venture laboratory operation, which included 11 hospital labs, a core laboratory and outreach services across five states. Jeff received his masters’ degree in Biomedical Diagnostics from Arizona State University and his undergrad in Accounting from Elon University. He is proud to have maintained his CPA license for the past 30 years and as an alumni of both Deloitte and CVS/Caremark.

The 28th Annual Executive War College will be held April 25-26, 2023, at the Hyatt Regency Hotel New Orleans. 

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