Vlasic & Roth LLC is an experienced operating partner of middle-market healthcare and technology companies. Our team of experts engages alongside financial partners to operationalize growth strategies, optimize operational efficiency, and prioritize sustainable performance improvement efforts. V&R brings a rigorous approach to these M&A activities before, during, and post-integration. Their work establishes a durable infrastructure for future M&A activity and improved valuations.
Once engaged, our team performs a systematic assessment of integration gaps and then executes a prioritized list of changes in partnership with employees throughout each company. V&R’s founders believe that engagement from leadership through the frontline is critical for value creation and sustainability, which is why V&R’s approach focuses on aligning a firm’s People, Process, and Technology (in that order) with the evolving needs of each market. V&R wins alongside their clients by co-investing with world-class investment firms.
Jeffrey Vlasic is a healthcare expert with a proven track record of helping health & healthcare-focused organizations overcome complex challenges that emerge during periods of growth, M&A activity, and large-scale change initiatives. Jeff, an Emergency Medicine physician by training, is known for going beyond the role of a traditional advisor by supporting clients as they collaboratively implement strategic changes across companies, states and regions. Driven by service excellence, integrity and measurable outcomes, Jeff takes pride in staying engaged throughout the complete lifecycle of each challenge—from solution ideation to implementation and evaluation. Jeff has been recognized for his ability to successfully execute complex business strategies that require a sensitivity to clinical, technical, political and social considerations. Jeff began his career with Michigan Medicine, serving as faculty in the Department of Emergency Medicine. He worked in the Emergency Department at Hurley Medical Center in Flint, Michigan gaining unparalleled frontline clinical experience at a Level I trauma center. Jeff was trained by the international leaders in implementation science, which helped to establish him as a leader in change and process implementation, a topic that he regularly lectures on throughout the Midwest.
Michael Roth is a nationally renowned consultant/executive in the healthcare and technology fields. Mike has a proven track record as an executive leader for not-for-profit technology initiatives in the healthcare industry as well as integration and strategy projects for multiple private capital funded investments. As an “advisor’s advisor”, and an active investor and board member, his contemporary knowledge and direct exposure to the challenges facing healthcare and technology provide unparalleled breadth and depth for high impact decision making. Michael has worked in healthcare information technology and operations since 1994. Initially as a manager of information systems for the Detroit Medical Center, followed by a multi-state IT Management role with the Anheuser-Busch Companies. With support and mentorship from senior executives at A-B, Mike opened his first technology company, a HP & NEC distributorship, in 1997. His diverse career experience has included full accountability for budgeting, bidding, contracting, project management, delivery, training and technical support components of technology platforms and systems on over 270 client engagements spanning more than 1,000 clinical sites. Michael has founded and sold multiple healthcare technology and consulting services businesses and has led the technological and operational integrations of clinical entities across the United States. Mike routinely overcomes barriers and mobilizes resources that pose insurmountable challenges to competitors.