Joe DeSantis

Managing Director - Healthcare Practice Leader


Joe DeSantis is managing director and healthcare practice leader at Capital Alliance Corp.

Joe comes to Capital Alliance with over 20 years of experience in corporate finance and M&A for the healthcare and insurance sectors.

He was most recently director of financial planning and analysis at Tenet Healthcare, where he coordinated annual business planning. Before joining Tenet, he was with Aetna in positions of increasing responsibility. As director of corporate development, Joe led the M&A process for a $535 million acquisition. His career includes analyzing, negotiating and executing divestitures and acquisitions.

Joe holds a master’s degree in business administration from Cornell University and a bachelor of science degree in physics from the United States Naval Academy. He served in the U.S. Navy as an aviator and completed his naval service as a visiting lecturer in the Naval Reserve Officer Training unit at Cornell.

Joe and son Joseph, a TCU Horned Frog, enjoy attending sporting events together. A volunteer at a Fort Worth animal shelter, Joe is the proud pet parent of Maya, a dog he adopted from the shelter.

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