Michael Pennington is the Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder of Platinum Dermatology Partners where he oversees all strategic, operating and growth matters. He is passionate about driving the company’s vision to set the standard in private practice dermatology through a model distinguished by alignment with the highest quality physicians. Michael has over 14 years of experience in the healthcare services space as an operator and investment banker with deep expertise in delivering results for businesses focused on the delivery of care.
Since inception, Michael has been an integral part of Platinum’s growth story in taking a physician practice with eight physicians and three offices in Dallas to an organization of approximately 300 providers across 100 locations in Arizona, California, Nevada and Texas through a number of acquisitions, de novo office openings and other strategic initiatives.
Prior to Platinum, Michael was a Vice President at Hilltop Securities in the Corporate Finance Group where he advised on more than $1 billion in transaction volume across a variety of industries, with a particular focus on provider-based and multi-site health care services companies. Prior to Hilltop Securities, Michael worked as a consultant for Accenture within its Financial Services industry group where he was involved in a number of client engagements, providing consulting services on various strategic, operational and technological matters.
Michael received a BBA in Finance from Baylor University and an MBA with distinction from Southern Methodist University. He is also an active member of the Lone Star Chapter of the Young Presidents’ Organization (YPO).