Elaine Clark Joins Decosimo's Healthcare Services Practice

Tuesday, November 19, 2013
Elaine Clark
Elaine Clark

Decosimo announced the addition of Elaine Clark to the firm’s Healthcare Services practice as a business development executive.  Ms. Clark will work exclusively with Decosimo’s thriving healthcare services practice to develop new relationships and business opportunities, matching the needs of healthcare entities, their owners and their attorneys with Decosimo’s industry-specific solutions including financial analysis, due diligence, valuation, transaction support, litigation support, audit and tax.

Ms. Clark comes to Decosimo with healthcare industry experience working for more than seven years with Pfizer, Inc. as a healthcare representative covering the state of Tennessee. She brings with her established business relationships with long-term care facilities and hospitals, as well as private practice physicians and their office management teams. She is a member of the Tennessee, Georgia and Alabama chapters of HFMA and participates as a corporate member with the Nashville Health Care Council.

“Elaine is a welcomed addition to the Decosimo healthcare services team,” said Ken Conner, a Decosimo principal and the firm’s healthcare practice leader. “With our healthcare division representing a leading and rapidly growing segment of our firm, we are thrilled to have Elaine on board to help us keep our fingers on the pulse of the healthcare industry and match our service solutions to address the needs of healthcare community.” 

Ms. Clark is a graduate of Vanderbilt University where she earned a Bachelor of Science degree with concentrations in Human and Organizational Development and Corporate Strategy. She stays involved with Vanderbilt University volunteering as an alumni interviewer with the admissions office. Clark enjoys traveling with her husband, Brad, and giving back to her community through volunteerism with a variety of organizations including her involvement as a board member for the Junior League of Chattanooga.

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