Mr. Quintana most recently was the Chief Operating Officer of Cobalt Rehabilitation. His professional experience also includes management and leadership roles with Cornerstone Healthcare Group, Triumph Healthcare, Specialized Complex Care Incorporated, and Milestone Healthcare.
His expertise includes strategy deployment and implementation, organizational change management, and profit improvement. As an innovative thinker, Jay has the unique ability to lead a team through the complex climate of healthcare with clarity and direction. He describes his management style as “roll up the sleeves” and get involved. He possesses more than 25 years of healthcare management and business development experience, with an emphasis in the development and operation of inpatient rehabilitation and long-term acute care facilities.
The goal of Everest is to bring together the best teams possible to build quality rehabilitation hospitals in areas with limited or no access, and to provide high outcomes through these facilities.
“Support from family and friends help people heal faster,” Jay says. “Through the development of Everest Rehabilitation, we will be able to make a difference by providing the highest level of rehabilitative care close to family.”
Jay earned a bachelor’s degree from St. Mary’s University in San Antonio, TX and two master’s degrees in counseling and health care administration from Webster University in St. Louis, MO.
Jay and his family reside in Dallas, TX. Any time Jay has for leisure is spent traveling in and out of the United States, gardening in really hot weather, reading anything that helps him with his life-long goal of the continual pursuit of knowledge, and enjoying time with his wife and children, now that they are grown.
As CFO, Mr. Jenkins focuses on the overall financial health of the business including operating efficiencies, expense control, cash flow management, key metric analytics and tracking, as well as decision support throughout the Everest organization. Before co-founding Everest, Mr. Jenkins served as the Senior Vice President of Finance for Cobalt Rehabilitation, a multi-facility inpatient rehabilitation operator based in Dallas, TX. Prior to that, Mr. Jenkins worked at Tenet Healthcare focusing on acquisition and development efforts for the Outpatient Services Division (now within the USPI organization). In this role, Mr. Jenkins’ responsibilities included the valuation of target acquisitions, financial analysis, and leading due diligence efforts for Ambulatory Surgery Centers. Mr. Jenkins earned both an MBA in Corporate Finance and a BBA in Management Information Systems from the University of Notre Dame, where he also played for the Fighting Irish football team and served as team captain.
Omar is an active member of the Healthcare Financial Management Association and serves as a member of the Jesuit College Preparatory School Alumni Board.
In his spare time, Omar enjoys training for a triathlon that he's yet to sign up for, coaching his sons’ sports teams, or just simply spending time outdoors playing sports or relaxing next to the lake with a fishing rod.