Rachel Boynton

Managing Director / Partner



As Co-Founder of LifeShare, a multi-state human services and healthcare organization, I have a unique background of over 20 years of successful operational and executive experience, in addition to an MBA in Healthcare Management. I began my professional life as a home care provider, an experience that created the foundation for the innovative quality and success of LifeShare, while also changing my life. At LifeShare, I managed our Operations (Adult Day/Residential; Child Therapeutic Foster Care; HCBS; Child Therapeutic Day/Diversion Services, and Educational Programming), Finance, HR and Quality Assurance (facilitating COA accreditation and policy/procedure implementation). After selling LifeShare to Centene, I remained during the transition of management and helped to provide outcome measurements and COA compliance reporting. At VERTESS I am a Managing Director providing M+A advisor and consultant services, specifically in the I/DD, behavioral health and related healthcare markets, where systems are rapidly evolving, and providers are striving to adapt strategically to diverse challenges.


3:55 PM - 4:30 PM

Friday April 28, 2023

Behind the Curtain: Demystifying the M&A Process for DTC Providers

  • Who is buying DTC companies and what the current deal activity looks like
  • What sellers need to know about the M&A process along with the steps involved
  • Regulatory and legal considerations specific to DTC healthcare
  • The Devil is in the details: The importance of due diligence for DTC
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