Our management team consists of corporate finance professionals with significant experience in healthcare delivery. Our advisory board includes financial, operational and medical professionals.
Mr. Hirschhorn has been the Chairman and CEO of First Physicians Capital Group since mid-July 2005. A specialist in financing and turnarounds, Mr. Hirschhorn co-managed a private equity firm from 2001-2005 and was CEO and chairman of a number of turnarounds and start-ups as a private investor. He was a managing director at Cruttenden Roth (now Roth Capital Partners) from 1994-1997, worked for The Nikko Securities Co. International, Inc. as a vice president in their New York office from 1991-1994 and was a consultant in New York with both Deloitte & Touche and KPMG Peat Marwick in New York from 1987 to 1991. Mr. Hirschhorn graduated from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor with a bachelor's degree in political science.
Mr. Kirrane brings over 10 years of experience in senior finance and accounting roles for large publicly traded companies, including large financial services and insurance firms. From September 2007 to March 2010, Mr. Kirrane served as Assistant Vice President, Head of Global Treasury for Endurance Specialty Holdings, Ltd., where he designed, implemented, staffed and managed global treasury functions for the property and casualty insurer. From March 2004 to March 2007, Mr. Kirrane served in various finance and investment roles at New York Mortgage Trust, Inc., where he was responsible for treasury, budgeting & forecasting, debt management and covenant compliance activities. He assisted New York Mortgage through a successful IPO in June 2004 and was eventually appointed Vice President and Treasurer in 2005. From January 2000 to March 2004, Mr. Kirrane held various positions in the accounting and treasury departments of Hudson United Bancorp, including Assistant Vice President, Investment Officer and Treasury Cash Manager. In his positions at Hudson United, he was responsible for managing treasury operations and the derivatives and traded fixed income portfolio. Mr. Kirrane received a B.S. in Finance in 2000 from St. Joseph's University in Philadelphia, PA and is a candidate for the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.
Rentsch is an experienced financial executive serving over 25 years in the healthcare and accounting industries. He has served in senior management positions for physician groups, hospitals and payers, and Rentsch brings a diverse perspective to address the challenges facing healthcare finance today. He previously served as the chief financial officer for two hospitals owned by Blackhawk Healthcare. Rentsch began his career with KPMG, an international CPA firm. He entered the healthcare industry serving in progressively responsible positions within payer organizations including EQUICOR, Coventry and Amerigroup. Over the past eight years, he has held senior financial management positions in healthcare provider organizations including UT Southwestern Medical Center and Foundation Surgery Affiliates. Rentsch holds a bachelor's degree in Business Administration, majoring in Accounting, from Wichita State University. He is a Certified Public Accountant.