Brett Whysel

Brett Whysel

Brett Whysel is a managing director on the Healthcare Finance team taskedwith leading a variety of quantitative and information-intensive initiatives tohelp Ziegler’s clients achieve their mission. These endeavors include theongoing development of next generation asset-liability and risk managementtools that clients can use to maximize financial results and control riskholistically. Brett works with Ziegler’s clients to identify opportunities and setstrategy and tactics in debt management, derivative products and assetmanagement in a coordinated, prudent and rigorous fashion.Previously, Brett led the risk analytics effort at Citigroup’s public financedepartment performing asset-liability studies, research and development, planof finance consultations and information management. During his 15 yearsthere, he worked with a wide range of healthcare systems and municipalitiesand authored a series of white papers on capital markets dynamics and productdevelopments. Brett's innovations, including a reduced basis risk structure forinterest rate swaps and the first asset-liability model to apply modern portfoliotheory to debt and derivative management, have had industry-wide impact. Hebegan his public finance career in 1988 at Merrill Lynch.Brett earned his M.A. in philosophy at Columbia University and his M.S. inmanagerial economics and French at Carnegie Mellon University.