John Wanamaker is managing partner of BKD’s Springfield, Joplin and Branson, Missouri, offices. He is responsible for administration, planning and operations for approximately 300 employees who serve approximately 7,000 businesses and individual clients.
His industry background is in the long-term care, rehabilitation agency, home health and hospice industries. He has worked with health care providers since joining BKD in 1984. His expertise includes Medicare and Medicaid reimbursement consulting, which entails analysis and strategic planning to enhance reimbursement and improve operating efficiencies and profitability. Other services he provides include cost report preparation, negotiation with intermediaries, audit supervision, projection and feasibility study preparation and prospective payment system and operational consulting.
John is a 1983 cum laude graduate of Missouri State University, Springfield, with a B.S. degree in accounting. John was elected partner in 1994 and managing partner in 2004.
A long-time supporter of the Springfield community, John is and has been involved in numerous community and civic organizations.