Mr. Cimasi holds a Master in Health Administration from the University of Maryland, as well as several professional designations: Accredited Senior Appraiser (ASA – American Society of Appraisers); Fellow Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (FRICS – Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors); Master Certified Business Appraiser (MCBA – Institute of Business Appraisers); Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA – National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts); and Certified Merger & Acquisition Advisor (CM&AA – Alliance of Merger & Acquisition Advisors). He has served as an expert witness on cases in numerous courts, and has provided testimony before federal and state legislative committees. He is a nationally known speaker on healthcare industry topics, the author of several books, the latest of which include: "The Adviser's Guide to Healthcare – 2nd Edition", co-authored with Todd Zigrang, MBA, MHA, FACHE, ASA [2015 - AICPA]; “Healthcare Valuation: The Financial Appraisal of Enterprises, Assets, and Services” [2014 – John Wiley & Sons]; “Accountable Care Organizations: Value Metrics and Capital Formation” [2013 - Taylor & Francis, a division of CRC Press]; and, “The U.S. Healthcare Certificate of Need Sourcebook” [2005 - Beard Books].
Mr. Cimasi is the author of numerous additional chapters in anthologies; books, and legal treatises; published articles in peer reviewed and industry trade journals; research papers and case studies; and, is often quoted by healthcare industry press. Mr. Cimasi serves on the Editorial Board of The Value Examiner and QuickRead of the National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts (NACVA). In 2006, Mr. Cimasi was honored with the prestigious “Shannon Pratt Award in Business Valuation” conferred by the Institute of Business Appraisers (IBA). In 2007, he was named a member of College of Fellows of the IBA. In 2011, he was named a Fellow of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS). In 2016, Mr. Cimasi was named a "Pioneer of the Profession" as part of the recognition of the NACVA "Industry Titans" awards, which distinguishes those whom have had the greatest impact on the profession.