John has served in the healthcare community for over 30 year as the former President of the Colorado Healthcare Financial Management Association. He is a member of the Board of Directors for Colorado Health Care Association, a Fellow of the Healthcare Financial Management Association (FHFMA) bringing 27 years of healthcare financial experience, Medicare Fiscal Intermediary audit experience, and big six healthcare audit and consulting experience.
John is a nationally-recognized reimbursement/post-acute care specialist, serving on the American Healthcare Association Finance Committee, and formerly serving on the CARF Financial Advisory Panel. He is active in his work on Colorado reimbursement policy and advocacy, working in partnership with providers and Colorado’s Health Care Policy and Finance Agency (Medicaid). John provides oversight for Vivage’s work with the State of Colorado and Veterans Nursing Homes and is actively involved in the national post-acute care reimbursement policy for the future.
John was also recently recognized as a finalist in the Denver Business Journal – C Suite Awards -Chief Financial Officer of the year for 2015.
By concentrating holdings in the best managed companies, investing in only businesses it understands well, and buying stock only when priced at a discount to intrinsic value, Pacifica has generated an impressive track record that has attracted approximately 150 clients and families. Mr. Leonard is Pacifica’s biggest investor in a portfolio valued at over $260 million that also includes the investable assets of Pacifica’s other key executives.