J. David Robeson, III, MBA, CVA



Dave has more than 25 years of experience working with healthcare clients, including health systems and hospitals, academic medical centers, physician groups and solo practices, publicly traded corporations, and other healthcare businesses. His consulting knowledge is augmented by experience in entrepreneurial business development and healthcare provider line management. He works with clients at the highest executive level, with a recent focus on capital projects.

Dave’s experience includes:

  • Capital planning, including market and financial analysis
  • Assessing and implementing joint ventures, mergers, acquisitions and affiliations
  • Medical staff strategic initiatives, including evaluation and optimization of physician practice operations
  • Developing strategic plans and business plans for startup ventures
  • Valuation consulting and appraisal of healthcare businesses


Prior to joining Veralon, Dave was a managing director in the capital planning division of HFS Consultants, where he worked with large academic healthcare networks and community hospitals. He was President of Advanced Health Networks, Inc., which focused on strategic initiatives and valuation consulting. Before that, Dave developed and directed consulting business for DGA Partners, one of the firms that merged to form Veralon.

Before joining DGA, Dave was Vice President for Finance at the Summit Ambulatory Network, which included four ambulatory surgery centers and a practice management MSO. Prior to that he was a senior associate at Diversified Health Centers, where he structured and implemented surgery center and other ambulatory care joint ventures and acquisitions. Previously he was a consulting manager with Laventhol and Horwath.

He holds an MBA in Health Services Administration from Temple University and a BA from Bucknell University. He is an Accredited Valuation Analyst of the National Association of Certified Valuation Analysts.


Pet's name: Ariel
First job: Paper route delivering Dayton Daily News
Favorite band: Steely Dan
Hobby/activity you enjoy: Photography, cooking
One bucket list item: Month-long European vacation
Go-to pastime/hobby/non work related activity you enjoy: Sailboat racing
What I’d tell my 20 year-old self: Take some time off before starting career
First car: 1972 Buick Skylark
Nonprofit you support: The Family Tree, Maryland Therapeutic Riding Center

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