Texas Health Care Transactions Conference


Join us in Houston for a full-day conference to actively discuss the latest trends, valuation structures and deal forecasts for the Texas Health Care Industry. Our programs will feature 20+ health care professionals and investment thought-leaders from around the state, who will dive into topics such as emerging care models, private equity trends, risk management strategies, policy updates, lessons learned along the way and more.

Who should attend? 
This event aims to connect Texas-based industry experts; high-growth companies; innovative technology creators and capital providers.


Texas Health Care Transactions Conference


October 13, 2022 
The Houstonian Hotel | Houston, TX 







7:30 a.m.

Registration Opens

8:00 a.m.

Breakfast Roundtable – Forecasts With Financiers


  • Jon Bates – Chief Financial Officer (Nutex Health) 
  • Sylvain Foster – Chief Financial Officer (Elevate ENT Partners)
  • Corey Palasota, C.F.A. – Managing Director: Healthcare Valuation + Transaction Advisory (Weaver) 
  • Beryl Ramsey – Healthcare Clinical Operations: National Leader (RSM)
  • Bill Swart – Shareholder (Munsch Hardt) 

9:00 a.m.


9:15 a.m.

Case Study: Success Stories From The Health Care Industry


  • Mark Cone, M.D. – President (Privia Medical Group, Gulf Coast Texas) 
  • Dana Ondrias, M.D. – President + Chief Executive Officer (Mann Eye Institute) 
  • Vic Schmerbeck – Chief Executive Officer (Emerus Holdings Inc.) 
  • Michael Sonabend, M.D., F.A.A.D. – President + Chief Executive Officer (Complete Dermatology)

10:15 a.m.

Policy Update: How State And National Regulations Are Shaping Today’s Care  


  • Tom Oliverson, M.D. – Representative (State of Texas) + Physician
  • Rhonda Sandel, R.N. – Chief Executive Officer (Gryphon Healthcare)
  • Clayton Stewart – Vice President of Public Affairs + Chief Lobbyist (Texas Medical Association)
  • Kelly M. Walla – Vice President + General Counsel (Texas Medical Association) 
  • Freddy Warner – Chief Government Relations Officer (Memorial Hermann Health System) 

11:15 a.m.


11:30 a.m.

Debriefing the Deal: Strategies For Successful Practice Roll-Ups 


  • Faisal Charania – Director, M&A + Founder (American Pain Partners)
  • TJ Farnsworth – Founder + Chief Executive Officer (Inception Fertility) 
  • Evan Melrose, M.D., M.B.A. – Managing Director (Spindletop Capital) 
  • Stuart Miller – Shareholder (Munsch Hardt) 
  • Aaron Stewart – Vice President of Operations (Renal Specialists of Houston) 
  • Michael White – Managing Director (Founders Advisors) 

12:30 p.m.

Lunch Presentation: Chatting With the Chiefs


  • Jim Beiermann – Senior Executive Officer (Southwestern Health Resources) 
  • James D. Polfreman – President + Chief Executive Officer (Elevate ENT Partners) 
  • Tom Vo, M.D. – Chief Executive Officer + Chairman (Nutex Health) 
  • Fred Wahrlich – Shareholder (Munsch Hardt)

2:00 p.m.


2:30 p.m.

Heating Up In Texas: Leading Health Care Innovation  


  • Nicole Clarke Luck – Chief Development Officer (APEX Health) | Senior Vice President (Memorial Hermann Health System) 
  • M. Todd Dyer – Chief Executive Officer (Edmund Michaels) 
  • Benjamin Perkins – Managing Partner (pH Partners) 
  • Spencer D. Solomon – Vice President: Payer Strategy + Value Based Programs (WellMed | OptumCare)
  • Larry Wedekind – President + Chief Executive Officer (IntegraNet Health) 

3:45 p.m.

Checking The Market’s Pulse: Expert Insights On Current Health Care Trends


  • Elissa Brewster Bird – Corporate Attorney (Tegria RCM Group—US, Inc.)
  • Taylor Curtis – Executive Vice President: Head of Healthcare (Texas Capital Bank)
  • John Meindl – Director (VMG Health) 
  • Sepand Moshiri – Co-Founder + Chief Executive Officer (Ramsey Financial Solutions; Artella Solutions) 
  • David Springhetti – Chief Legal Officer (Southwestern Health Resources)  

4:45 p.m.

Cocktail Reception




Individual conference registrations are $125 each. 





The Houstonian Hotel 

111 N Post Oak Ln
Houston, TX 77024

Parking: Valet parking will be provided for the event. Self-parking is available for overnight guests for $18 per night.   


Reserve Your Hotel Room: The conference room rate at The Houstonian is $369/night plus taxes and fees. Click here to book your room. 



Interested in learning more about sponsorship opportunities? Contact Kara Battista at kbattista@munsch.com or 214.880.1066. 



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