Jeffrey M. Kreger
Chief Financial Officer
Jeffrey M. Kreger is executive vice president and chief financial officer (CFO) for VITAS Healthcare, the nation’s leading provider of end-of-life care.
Jeffrey leads financial operations for VITAS and serves as a key strategic and operational partner to the executive leadership and field operations teams. As CFO, he is responsible for helping to drive the company’s growth and profitability, with oversight of departments that include accounting, finance, financial reporting, budgeting, revenue cycle management, accounts payable, contract services, facilities, and risk management.
An accomplished corporate executive, Jeffrey brings over 31 years of financial and operational experience to his role. Prior to joining VITAS, Jeffrey was the senior vice president, CFO, and treasurer for Dallas-based Aegis Therapies, a healthcare company with more than 300 therapy services locations across 39 states. He held the same title at Denver-based BioScrip, an infusion-focused homecare services company (now owned by OptionCare) which at the time operated more than 70 home care agencies and infusion pharmacies across 28 states.
He also previously served as EVP, CFO, and treasurer at LHC Group in Lafayette, Louisiana, a national provider of post-acute care with more than 350 home care agencies in 30 states. Prior to the LHC Group, Jeffrey gained finance leadership experience at Sun Healthcare Group, Inc. in California and Sava Senior Care in Georgia. He began his career as a certified public accountant (CPA) and financial auditor at Ernst & Young.
Jeffrey earned a master’s degree in business administration from the University of Houston and a bachelor’s degree in business administration with a concentration in accounting from the University of Texas at Austin. He is a Texas-licensed CPA and a member of the American Institute of CPAs.