Jeff is Co-Founder and Managing Partner of Empierus, a healthcare consulting firm that works with hospitals across the country to improve their operational and financial performance. Jeff started his consulting career in Chicago in 2006 working for Huron Consulting Group. After many years working at the big consulting firm, he tapped into his entrepreneurial spirit and co-founded Empierus in early 2018. Over the course of his 15+ years in consulting and continuing to this day, Jeff consults some of the nation’s largest integrated healthcare systems and top-tier academic medical centers as well as various small community hospitals. He helps his clients find creative solutions to process improvements, waste reduction and above all driving down the cost of healthcare for patients. Jeff is a native of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and spent over 10 years living in downtown Chicago before settling in Bozeman in 2016. The easy access to recreational activities, friendly community and beautiful landscape is what drew Jeff to call Bozeman home. He likes to spend his free time pursuing any number of outdoor activities, winter or summer. You can also likely find Jeff walking his dog, Cooper, on Peets Hill in the evenings. He holds a BS in Finance from University of Notre Dame.