David Morlock

Managing Director
Co-Head of Health Systems M&A

(312) 604-0575

Cain Brothers Experience

David Morlock is Co-Head of Cain Brothers’ Health Systems M&A Group. Mr. Morlock joined Cain Brothers in 2016 with 30 years of experience as a health system executive. His track record includes strategy development, mergers and acquisitions, affiliation agreements, joint ventures, major capital investments, and other unique arrangements tailored to meet the needs of healthcare organizations’ specific circumstances.  Notable clients include Trinity Health, Indiana University Health, Fairview, Mercy Health, ProMedica, University of Virginia Health, UNC Health Care, University of Louisville Health and McLaren, among many others.  Mr. Morlock is also a frequent author of articles and speaker on health care industry mergers and acquisitions and strategic capital insights.

Prior Experience

Prior to joining Cain Brothers, Mr. Morlock was the CEO of the University of Toledo Medical Center, where he had executive responsibility for all aspects of the medical center’s strategy and operations. In addition, Mr. Morlock was CFO of the University of Michigan Health System, with executive responsibility for the financial affairs of the hospitals, clinics, physician group, and medical school.


Mr. Morlock earned an MBA from Eastern Michigan University’s Owen School of Business and is an honors graduate of Slippery Rock University.