Mark A. Baumgartner
Mark A. Baumgartner has served on our board of trustees since August 2013.
Baumgartner is the Chief Credit Officer of B.C. Ziegler and is responsible for review of transactions underwritten by the firm for hospitals, senior living entities, churches, and charter schools, totaling approximately $3 billion annually. Prior to assuming the position of Chief Credit Officer in 2009, Baumgartner worked as an investment banker at B.C. Ziegler beginning in 1984. Over the next 25 years, he completed more than 150 public debt offerings in excess of $5 billion for hospital systems, clinics and senior living facilities across the country. During that time, his investment banking activities included mergers, acquisitions and financial advisory work as well as tax-exempt and taxable financings on a fixed variable or blended interest rate basis. He also worked on numerous strategic advisory transactions for healthcare providers involved in merging, acquiring or partnering with other healthcare entities.
He is a registered representative and registered principal.
Baumgartner earned a B.B.A. in finance from the University of Notre Dame. We determined that Baumgartner should serve on our board of trustees because of his healthcare industry expertise and capital markets experience.