Helping Businesses Keep Both ii's On The BIG Picture For Over 16 Years!
2019 Education Finance & Loan Symposium

NOVEMBER 15-16, 2021

Hilton Crystal City,
Washington, DC


Conference sponsorships provide opportunities for companies seeking increased brand awareness and a platform to demonstrate their expertise, products, or services. If confirmed early, conference sponsorship may include the opportunity for your firm to be represented on the executive speaking faculty. For more information on conference sponsorship opportunities, please contact:

Hank Woji, VP Business Development, iiBIG
Phone: 512-692-9839 | Email:

Don Buford, Founder & CEO, iiBIG
Phone: 212-300-2521 | Email:




KPMG Corporate Finance LLC provides a broad range of investment banking and advisory services to its domestic and international clients. Our professionals have the experience and depth of knowledge to advise clients on global mergers and acquisitions, sales and divestitures, buyouts, financings, debt restructurings, equity recapitalizations, infrastructure project finance, capital advisory, portfolio solutions, fairness opinions, and other advisory needs. The global Corporate Finance practices of KPMG International’s network of independent member firms was ranked #1 as the top M&A middle-market adviser globally by Thomson Reuters SDC, based on number of completed transactions, for 2018. For more information, please visit:


Chapman and Cutler LLP is a law firm focused on finance with 230 attorneys practicing from six offices across the U.S. As counsel to lenders, investors, borrowers, issuers, as well as underwriters, Chapman is deeply entrenched in the health care and life sciences sector. Chapman attorneys possesses vast knowledge and experience with specialized for-profit and not-for-profit financing structures to help clients access lending and capital markets to fund operations, growth, and product development. Since our founding, we continue to be at the forefront of financing innovation and have helped to develop a number of products that remain essential for the markets of today. From acquisition financing, to credit facilities, to cash flow lending, to leasing structures, to derivative and structured products, to tax-exempt bond issues, the integrated nature of our practice helps us provide guidance and advice on the complex acquisition, credit, regulatory, securities, and taxation issues unique to the health care and life sciences industry.Should a capital structure become distressed, we guide clients through reorganizations, restructurings, workouts, asset acquisitions/sales, and liquidations. To learn more, please visit

DLA Piper is a global law firm with lawyers located in more than 40 countries throughout the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific, positioning us to help clients with their legal needs around the world. Josh Kaye concentrates his practice in healthcare mergers and acquisitions and the development of innovative business models within the healthcare industry. Josh represents a number of private equity sponsors in their healthcare acquisitions and divestitures, and the on-going representation of their healthcare portfolio companies, having developed a niche in addressing healthcare driven transaction structure issues as well as healthcare regulatory due diligence issues. Josh advises clients in all aspects of federal and state healthcare regulatory matters, including anti-kickback, self-referral laws, state licensure, Corporate Practice of Medicine and Dentistry, Certificate of Need, insurance laws and HIPAA.

Greenberg Traurig, LLP is an international, multi-practice law firm with more than 2,000 attorneys across 38 offices in the United States, Latin America, Europe, Asia and the Middle East. GT’s Restructuring & Bankruptcy Practice provides clients with the insight and knowledge that come with decades of advisory and litigation experience. The team handles highly complex issues that arise in reorganizations, restructurings, workouts, liquidations, and distressed acquisitions and sales, both domestically and in cross-border proceedings. We offer clients a broad multidisciplinary approach, supported by a nationally recognized practice that has been engaged in many of the key complex restructurings of our time. For more information, please visit


Dykema is a leading national law firm, serving business entities worldwide on a wide range of complex business issues. Our lawyers deliver outstanding results, unparalleled service and exceptional value in every engagement. For more information, please visit


SAK Management Services LLC is a small firm of healthcare/seniors housing turnaround specialists with nationwide reach and experience. All of our associates have operated on the firing line, and know how to operate healthcare, long-term care and senior housing entities in crisis or distress.

Our principals’ experience includes court appointments in healthcare as Receiver, Examiner, Monitor, Chapter 11 Trustee, and Patient Care Ombudsman along with direct consulting to property owners, banks and lenders, Trustees, Debtors in Possession, Receivers, Committees, Courts, Out of Court Workouts, Asset Buyers and other authorities. We have also provided expert witness testimony to courts and the US Congress.

The increasing challenges of the industry command specialized skills, both in financial management and clinical care, to achieve optimal operating performance and quality assurance. With over 250 years’ collective experience in all phases of healthcare/long-term care operations, SAK specializes in operating healthcare facilities that require strategic re-direction and turnaround management, from single-site hospitals to multi-state seniors housing corporations.

SAK and its affiliates have been providing management and support services in healthcare and long-term care for over 30 years. Since our staff consists of experienced, dually licensed Hospital CEO’s, Licensed Nursing Home Administrators, Licensed Nurses, Licensed Social Workers, and Licensed Dieticians, we can assess facilities and immediately provide turnaround planning. We offer proven proficiency in maximizing financial return while maintaining the highest standards of quality care!

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