Chip Hurley has over thirty-five years of healthcare and management experience in accounting, auditing, and consulting.
This includes experience with two Big Four professional services firms (eighteen years at Ernst & Young and four years at PricewaterhouseCoopers) and two national consulting firms (nine years at Navigant Consulting and currently at BRG); and three years of corporate management experience with Helix Health, a five-hospital integrated healthcare delivery system, serving in the roles of senior director of Finance, treasurer, and director of Audit and Compliance.
Mr. Hurley served as PricewaterhouseCoopers’ partner in charge of their Southeast Region Healthcare Financial Forecasting and Mergers and Acquisitions group and as audit partner on numerous healthcare clients. Mr. Hurley also served as the national leader of Navigant Consulting’s Healthcare Financial Advisory Services’ group, co-leader of Navigant’s Healthcare Strategy practice, co-leader of Navigant’s Healthcare Performance Improvement Practice, and member of Navigant’s Healthcare Strategic Leadership Team.
Mr. Hurley has extensive experience with healthcare M&A projects (over fifty projects in fifteen states in last several years).
Healthcare Financial Management Association, Maryland Chapter
Maryland Association of Certified Public Accountants
Past president Central Maryland chapter
Past chair of Healthcare, Ethics, and Academic Relations committees
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
Healthcare Financial Management Association (certification 1993)
Certified Public Accountant (1978)
Licensed in Maryland
United Cerebral Palsy of Central Maryland
Past chairman of Board of Directors, National UCP Finance Committee, National UCP Investment Committee, National UCP Audit Committee chair
Church board member and committee chair
Baltimore Area Council of the Boy Scouts of America
Past executive board member
Santa Claus Anonymous
Baltimore Junior Association of Commerce
Eagle Scout, Silver Beaver award, and past board member
Areas of Expertise
Dale Carnegie Training
HFMA, AMA, MBA, AHLA, MACPA, AICPA
Loyola University Maryland
Healthcare Financial Management Association – Medal of Honor, Gold, Silver, and Bronze awards
Governor and Baltimore County Executive Citation
BRG experts assisted a two-hospital system with a business plan that included a 10-year financial forecast to determine the feasibility of funding a replacement for its largest hospital.
A BRG expert offered independent opinions and conclusions on behalf of a health system that split up after years of operating on a consolidated basis.
BRG experts have assisted a large academic medical center on numerous projects over the last several years, including three projects specifically evaluating the benefits and risks of acquiring specific hospitals.