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Current responsibilities
As Managing Director of JLL’s Healthcare Solutions group, Chad Pinnell focuses on navigating change by maximizing real estate’s financial performance for hospitals and health systems nationwide.  Chad has deep executive level business experience in the field of healthcare strategy, finance, real estate, development and business consulting.  Chad also helps his healthcare clients achieve their goals by utilizing JLL’s strategic consulting, operations management, and transaction advisory services to implement strategies that enhance quality, increase patient satisfaction and create sustainable cost reduction.  Chad works with healthcare clients throughout the Midwest to help create cost efficient, process driven operating platforms to support their goals of delivering high quality care.

Previous experience
Mr. Pinnell brings nearly 10 years of diverse experience across the healthcare continuum, including acute, ambulatory, and long term care, physician alignment, wellness, and healthcare’s focus on retail strategies.  He specializes in the intricate relationship of real estate and healthcare operations, understanding that real estate can be the apparatus by which healthcare organizations hit their financial objectives and satisfy the mission of the organization. 
Prior to joining JLL, Mr. Pinnell lead the consulting operations at Equity, Inc. where he was responsible for strategic market analytics, key integration points between health systems, food retailers & related healthcare facilities, and the resulting medical office development.  Chad’s significant healthcare experience includes business development assignments with a geographically diverse health system and the YMCA to create a strategic initiative to serve a 10 county region of Ohio.  The 100 acre project is anchored by an integrated surgery center, emergency department, and a community health, wellness & fitness facility. In addition, Chad initiated a substantial consulting assignment with a major Texas Health System in coordination with the City of Bryan, TX to create a health and wellness community.  Chad also leads numerous thought leadership discussions around the country on the topic of healthcare’s integration in the retail environment and is considered a national expert on the subject.

Education and affiliations
Mr. Pinnell holds a Masters in Business Administration from the Fisher College of Business at The Ohio State University in Columbus, OH.  He also holds a Bachelor of Science in Managerial Economics from Washington University in St. Louis, MO.  Chad has completed the Executive Education Course in Corporate Financial Strategies to Create Shareholder Value at The Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University in Chicago, IL.  He is a former board member at JDRF.

Client experience
• Trinity Health, Ohio
• St. Joseph Health
• Major food retailers

Achievements
• 10 years of Healthcare solutions experience