Mr. Jaeger joined Ponder & Co. in 2016 and is responsible for evaluating the financial performance of hospitals and healthcare systems, valuation, strategic options assessments, transaction development and execution, credit capacity and capital formation advisory.

Prior to joining Ponder, Mr. Jaeger was employed for seven years in the healthcare investment banking sector specializing in hospitals and healthcare systems mergers, acquisitions and strategic advisory at Ziegler and tax-exempt structured financings for healthcare providers at BofA Merrill Lynch.

Mr. Jaeger holds a B.S. in mechanical engineering from Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta, Georgia.