Return to search

Bob Hensley Joins A&M

Bob Hensley has joined Alvarez & Marsal as a senior advisor to the firm's transaction advisory and healthcare industry groups. He is a former partner with both Arthur Andersen and Ernst & Young.




Alvarez & Marsal (A&M), a leading independent global professional services firm, announced that Bob Hensley, previously a partner with Arthur Andersen and Ernst & Young, has joined as a senior adviser to the firm's Transaction Advisory Group and Healthcare Industry Group.


“Bob has more than two decades of experience working with public and privately held companies across various industries, including healthcare, on a range of valuation, transactional and accounting matters,” said Michael Cole, a managing director and healthcare industry leader of A&M Transaction Advisory Group based in Nashville. “He also has deep roots in the Southeast market and will be a great asset as we continue to expand our capabilities in this region, which includes Nashville, Atlanta, the Carolinas and Florida.”

“Bob is a well-known and trusted financial advisor to private equity and corporate investors and brings a unique skill set to our expanding integrated due diligence offerings,” said Guy Sansone, a managing director and head of A&M Healthcare Industry Group. “His credentials enhance A&M's ability to bring seasoned, practical advice to our clients.”


Prior to joining A&M, Mr. Hensley was with Arthur Andersen LLP for 21 years, where he served as the managing partner of the Nashville office. Subsequently, he was with Ernst & Young LLP for two years after the combination of the Nashville-based practices in 2002. He serves as a director on the boards of HealthSpring Inc., a managed care organization, which primarily provides Medicare Advantage programs; Advocat, Inc., a provider of long-term care services to nursing home patients; COMSYS IT Partners, Inc., an information technology services company; and Spheris, Inc., a provider of medical transcription technology and services.

Mr. Hensley holds a bachelor's degree in accounting and a master's degree in accountancy from the University of Tennessee. He is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA).


About Alvarez & Marsal

For 25 years, Alvarez & Marsal (A&M) has set the standard for working with organizations to tackle complex issues, boost performance and maximize value for stakeholders. As a leading, independent global professional services firm, Alvarez & Marsal excels at leadership, problem solving and value creation. Whether serving in interim management or advisory roles, the firm draws on a deep operational heritage and hands-on approach to deliver comprehensive performance improvement, turnaround management and business advisory services to clients ranging from international enterprises and middle market companies to public sector and healthcare entities from nearly 40 locations around the world.


Alvarez & Marsal's Healthcare Industry Group is committed to changing the business of healthcare. Alvarez & Marsal's dedicated healthcare professionals have built a successful track record of working with management, boards of directors and stakeholders of both investor-owned and non-profit providers, payors and suppliers to improve financial, operational and clinical performance.

Alvarez & Marsal's Transaction Advisory Group works with private equity firms, hedge funds and corporate acquirers to identify and maximize value at every point in the transaction lifecycle. With an integrated and uniquely operational perspective, our services include: Financial Accounting Due Diligence, Operational Due Diligence, Tax Due Diligence, Risk Management Advisory and other related offerings.


To learn more, visit