Corporate Development Associate

Vertava Health This is a remote role

Corporate Development Associate

Reports to: Chief Development Officer

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt


ABOUT VERTAVA HEALTH: Vertava Health is a leading national behavioral healthcare system for mental health and substance use disorders, providing a full continuum of services based on the individuals' varying needs at different times in their health and recovery journey. We apply evidence-based treatment modalities at every level of care and embed digital health tools to enhance and amplify clinical outcomes. With a growing list of Joint Commission accredited inpatient and outpatient locations across the country, a virtual care platform and a national network of healthcare providers, Vertava Health pioneers care that empowers people so that they can live out their best future.

In order to make this possible, we need an exceptional Corporate Development Associate who can meet the requirements below. Think you have what it takes to help us change lives all over the country?

Job Summary:

The Development team drives the growth of Vertava Health through de novo startups and acquisitions of smaller practices. As a Development Associate, you will source and pre-qualify acquisition opportunities with mental health and addiction treatment providers throughout the US. You will support the entire acquisition execution process, including financial modeling, building presentations, and participating in calls. This will be a valuable experience for anyone looking to enhance a career in M&A and corporate development.

Priority responsibilities include:

  • Identify and contact (cold call) all leads. Collaborate with internal teams to identify and market to new sources of leads.

  • Introduce Vertava Health and our values to target groups. Build relationships with key decision makers at potential targets and maintain contact with warm leads.

  • Conduct research and assess the competitive landscape, trends, strategic fit, and potential risks of proposed acquisitions

  • Assist in the entire transaction lifecycle including financial modeling, valuation, negotiations, transaction management, due diligence, and integration.

  • Manage the M&A pipeline and coordinate communication with internal and external stakeholders

  • Develop and maintain dashboards and presentations that track and analyze M&A activity

Other duties as assigned


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Finance, or another related field

  • 0-2 years of experience in Corporate Development or sales (Healthcare experience is a plus)

  • Positive attitude, proactive mentality, responsive and strong work ethic

  • Agility, adaptability, and innovation are must haves

  • Fluency with Microsoft PowerPoint, Word and Excel

Physical Requirements: 

  • Close vision required to see computer monitor, read documents, and operate copy and fax machine

  • Ability to sit, stand, walk and reach continually

  • Ability to climb or balance, stoop, kneel, or crouch frequently

  • Ability to frequently lift and carry up to 20 lbs. and occasionally lift and carry up to 50 lbs.

  • Work environment is primarily indoors and climate controlled

Vertava Health is an EEO employer - M/F/Vets/Disabled
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