McDermott + Bull has successfully placed Jeff Nickell as Chief Financial Officer at private equity-backed Fortis Health. In this role, Jeff will lead the day-to-day finance and accounting activities of the company while supporting the growth of the business. 

Jeff’s strong finance background, M+A experience, and history working in growth-oriented PE-backed hospice businesses are instrumental in facilitating Fortis Health’s next phase of growth. He most recently served as the Chief Financial Officer at CarePlus, where he was instrumental in building the infrastructure to support the exponential growth of the business. Prior to joining CarePlus, Jeff was the Chief Financial Officer at Epix Anesthesia and Halcyon. 

Fortis Health, with operations in Indiana and Utah, provides skilled home health, end-of-life care, and other related services to patients in home-based settings. Founded in 2020, Fortis Health launched with its first acquisition of Valeo Home Health and Hospice in Salt Lake City, UT, and further expanded through the acquisition of Hearts for Hospice + Home Health in March 2021. Fortis Health is PE-backed by Grant Avenue Capital. 

This executive search was completed by McDermott + Bull Managing Partner Craig Lipus, Partner Garrett Lipus, Director Brian Selvey, and Research Associate Chase Mitchell.