Scott Davis, a partner at Grant Thornton LLP, Charlotte, North Carolina, is with the Corporate Advisory & Restructuring Services group. He has over 30 years of consulting experience in assisting underperforming businesses and in the areas of strategic change, restructuring, litigation and forensics. His consulting experience includes turnaround, workout and restructuring, strategic positioning and alignment, mergers and acquisitions and performance improvement. Scott’s operational and consulting experience includes interim management, developing and implementing strategic business plans, establishing budgeting and forecasting tools, improving cash management and liquidity, financing negotiations, revenue enhancement, cost reduction, identifying and disposing non-core business segments, and negotiating acquisitions and dispositions.
Scott recently served as the Director of Operations and Dispositions on the interim management team at Saint Vincent Catholic Medical Centers, a major New York-based healthcare system that, on April 14, 2012, filed for protection under Chapter 11 of the United States Bankruptcy Code. He currently is handling the planned affiliation of a significant, distressed hospital system with the largest health insurance company in Pennsylvania as a major component of its development of an integrated delivery network in southwestern Pennsylvania. He has also provided forensic and litigation assistance and has served as an expert on a wide variety of matters.
In addition, Scott has spoken on a broad range of topics, including healthcare restructuring, improving business performance, expert witness testimony, financial reporting, and the effect of the economy on various industries, at conferences sponsored by the Healthcare Management Financial Association, Association of Insolvency and Restructuring Advisors, the American Bar Association, the American Bankruptcy Institute, and the American Transportation Association. He has also published a variety of articles focusing on the effects of financial stress on healthcare providers, distressed healthcare restructuring, and avoidance actions.