Scott Hakala


Scott Hakala


Tel: 817-481-6347




Scott Hakala has analyzed numerous businesses involving in providing health care services, health insurance, and medical products.  Businesses analyzed have included:

  • Insurance providers (traditional health insurance companies, HMOs, PPOs, PPO networks, third-party administrators or TPAs, dental insurance, self-insurance, or captive insurance entities, claims processing and management companies)
  • Ancillary diagnostic, testing or treatment facilities (ambulatory surgery centers, infusion services, dialysis centers, imaging centers, blood testing and screening companies)
  • Individual hospitals, hospital chains, and public hospital management companies (for-profit and non-profit organizations, specialty hospitals such as psychiatric hospitals
  • Medical device and medical equipment manufacturers, rental companies, and suppliers/resellers (including large public companies to single product development stage medical device companies, contract manufacturers, marketing organizations, licensors of patents, and durable medical equipment companies)
  • Pharmaceutical and related medical products companies (including large public companies, specialized pharmaceuticals, contract manufacturers of such products, research and development companies, and licensors of patents)
  • Nursing facilities (retirement housing, long-term care facilities, rehabilitation facilities, skilled nursing facilities, providers of physician or other services to nursing homes), rehabilitation clinics and operations, home healthcare
  • Medical services, practice, and facilities management software
  • Physician practices (small or single physician practices; group practices; practice management companies; hospital owned practices; primary care as well as many specialty practices such oncology, orthopedics, pediatric, OBGYN, cardiovascular, anesthesiology, emergency medicine, and rehabilitation)

Professional Experience

  • Managing Director, CBIZ Valuation Group, LLC
  • Chief Executive Officer of Laser BioTherapy, Inc.
  • Assistant professor of Economics at Southern Methodist University
  • Taught graduate and undergraduate courses in macroeconomics, monetary/financial economics.


  • Doctor of Philosophy, Economics – University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Bachelor of Arts, Economics University of Minnesota, Duluth, Minnesota

Professional Affiliations

  • CFA Charter, The Institute of Chartered Financial Analysts, completed all tests and requirements for a CFA designation


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