Mr. Zimmerli is the Chief Financial Officer of Intermountain Healthcare, a fully integrated nonprofit health system based in Salt Lake City, Utah, since 2003. He is responsible for the direction and oversight of all Intermountain financial operations, as well as Intermountain’ s revenue cycle, supply, insurance and venture development and innovation strategies.
Prior to joining Intermountain, Mr. Zimmerli was the executive vice president and chief financial officer of the Methodist Hospital System (now Houston Methodist) in Houston, Texas. Prior to that, he served in numerous capacities with Memorial Hermann Healthcare System in Houston, including senior vice president and chief financial officer. He also was a partner in Ernst & Young’s Houston office, where he spent 16 years, specializing in healthcare. Mr. Zimmerli serves on the board of R1 RCM, a publicly traded company and on the boards of several privately held companies. He also has served, and in some cases continues to serve, in an advisory capacity for several private equity funds for which Intermountain is a limited partner.
He is a Certified Public Accountant and received the Elijah Watts Sells Award for achieving the second highest score in the United States when he passed the CPA Exam. He and his wife Lynnie have three adult sons and enjoy traveling, outdoor sports and related activities and in supporting a few community-based charitable organizations.