2021 Speakers


Slava Girzhel

Head of Health Care Investment Banking, Senior Managing Director, Ernst & Young

Slava Girzhel


Slava is head of the US Health Care Investment Banking practice for Ernst & Young Capital Advisors, LLC. He has more than 20 years of investment banking, financial advisory and consulting experience. He has advised clients on a wide range of mergers and acquisitions, debt and equity raising transactions. He works with both public and private companies across numerous health care sectors including physician practice management, dental services, acute and post-acute providers, managed care, health care IT and medical products.

Prior to his role at Ernst & Young LLP, Slava served as a Managing Director with a leading health care investment banking firm where he led execution and origination of M&A and capital raising transactions. He also was a senior consultant at Deloitte advising some of the largest integrated health systems, among others.

Slava holds an MBA from the Weatherhead School of Management at Case Western Reserve University and a BS from Case Western Reserve University. He holds FINRA Series 7 and 79 licenses.