Ryan Freel is a Managing Director of Kaufman Hall and a member of the firm’s Treasury and Capital Markets practice. Mr. Freel works with a wide range of healthcare organizations, including academic medical centers, multi-state health systems, children’s hospitals, and community hospitals. His areas of expertise include taxable and tax exempt financings in the public and private markets, derivative transactions, mergers and acquisitions, strategic planning engagements, and enterprise risk management.
Prior to joining Kaufman Hall, Mr. Freel was a Vice President in the Healthcare Investment Banking Group at Goldman Sachs. In that role, he led a variety of taxable and tax-exempt security offerings and strategic advisory assignments for some of the nation’s largest healthcare organizations. Prior to Goldman Sachs, Mr. Freel was a Director in the Healthcare Finance Group at Citigroup, where he developed capital structure and strategic solutions for health systems of all sizes. His previous positions include serving as a Vice President at UBS Investment Bank and as an accountant at Ernst & Young.
Mr. Freel has an M.B.A. from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business and a B.S. in Accounting from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio.