Chief Strategy Officer
Jay is an accomplished strategy and corporate development executive with more than 15 years of leadership experience in the healthcare industry. Currently, Burkhardt is Chief Strategy Officer of Probo Medical, a global diversified supplier of refurbished medical equipment. With offices across the US and Europe, Probo Medical offers refurbishment, sales, parts, service and repair on a broad range of medical imaging equipment to healthcare facilities and providers. Probo Medial is a portfolio company of Varsity Healthcare Partners, a lower middle-market private equity investment firm.
Prior to joining Probo Medical, Jay was Chief Development Officer for PhyMed Healthcare Group, an anesthesia practice management business and portfolio company of Ontario Teacher’s Pension Plan. Jay has also held multiple strategy, corporate development and operations roles over a nearly-decade long tenure with McKesson Corporation, most notably within The US Oncology Network where he led strategy and M&A for the 40+ affiliated practices and nearly 2,000 providers.
Burkhardt earned a Master’s Degree in International Management from Thunderbird School of Global Management, an MBA from Oklahoma State University, and an M&A specialization certificate from The Wharton School at The University of Pennsylvania. He received his Bachelor of Arts degree from DePauw University, where he earned All American honors on the men’s golf team.