Berni Bussell

Executive Managing Director

Berni Bussell, Executive Managing Director, leads Beecher Carlson’s National Healthcare Practice and oversees all of the day to day operations of the practice. Berni has more than 25 years of experience in managed care and has emerged as a recognized leader in the industry.

Berni has been with Beecher Carlson since 2005, most recently as Beecher Carlson’s National Healthcare Practice’s Chief Operating Officer. Prior to joining Beecher Carlson, Berni was the president of Gallagher Healthcare Insurance Services Northeast Division, led Aon’s Northeast and New York healthcare divisions, and served as COO of Aon’s national healthcare practice. Additionally, he served as a hospital CEO and CFO for various community hospitals in the Northeast and specialized in hospital turnarounds in conjunction with HCA Management Company and Quorum Health Resources.

Berni is a graduate of Boston University and received his MBA from Northeastern University. A Registered Professional Liability Underwriter, he is a member of the Healthcare Financial Management Association and the American Society for Healthcare Risk Management (ASHRM).