Steve Hollis is a Senior Vice President in the Financial Advisory, Mergers and Acquisitions, and Strategic and Financial Planning practices, working as part of the West Coast team. His areas of focus include capital planning and formation, mergers, acquisitions, partnerships, and divestitures, and strategic and capital alignment. Mr. Hollis’ clients include healthcare organizations of all types on the West Coast.
Mr. Hollis is a healthcare finance veteran, having served the industry since 1982, first as a commercial lender, then as consultant and investment banker. Prior to joining Kaufman Hall, Steve was a Director at Barclays and at Goldman Sachs. Prior to this, he was a Managing Director with Banc of America Securities and a Partner with Cain Brothers & Company.
Mr. Hollis has served a diverse range of clients, from the large systems such as Kaiser, Catholic Healthcare West (now Dignity Health), Peace Health, and Sutter Health, to stand-alone community hospitals, children’s hospitals, and public healthcare districts. He has represented organizations as the underwriter on all types of bond issues and as a strategic and capital advisor on a wide array of merger and affiliation transactions.
Mr. Hollis has been a frequent speaker and panelist in a wide variety of healthcare forums. His work on hospital affiliations and capital formation has been published in Health Affairs and Modern Healthcare. Mr. Hollis has a B.A. in Economics and Modern Languages from Leicester University in England and an M.A. from University of California, Davis.