Conner Esworthy

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Senior Advisor

Conner Esworthy advises on ATI’s diligence and partnership agreements.

Her career in the financial services industry spans a decade, most recently as a Vice President at Welsh, Carson, Anderson, and Stowe (WCAS), a prominent healthcare investor with 40 years of expertise. At WCAS, Esworthy evaluated investment opportunities in the healthcare services space and helped launch a post-acute care (PAC) coordination company, naviHealth. At deal inception, Esworthy led financial diligence for naviHealth’s platform investment in SeniorMetrix, a post-acute discharge tool. Upon closing, she helped execute a multistage growth plan that included naviHealth’s entry into the bundled payment program. Esworthy’s financial operating model and complementary monthly reporting system drove new customer acquisition and optimized pricing, helping naviHealth become a leader in PAC solutions throughout the country.

Esworthy previously managed the diligence and acquisition process for InnovAge, the second largest Program for All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE) operator in the US. With WCAS backing, InnovAge significantly broadened its geographic presence and increased access to quality and affordable care for dual eligibles. Her work included quantifying the size and growth of markets, identifying acquisition opportunities, and coordinating diligence across accounting, regulatory, legal, and healthcare policy executives to construct a viable business case for the partnership.

Esworthy received her bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Washington & Lee University and holds an MBA from Columbia Business School.