Havencrest Announces Additional Operating Partners
Havencrest Capital Management, a Dallas-based, healthcare-focused private equity firm, is pleased to announce the addition of four Operating Partners — including some of the country’s leading healthcare entrepreneurs and corporate executives — to complement its investment team of Christopher W. Kersey, Matthew D. Shofner, M. Jett Aubrey, Kyle D. Seco, Thomas D. Ruane, Matthew A. Cline and Ian D. Anderson.
“Havencrest is honored to partner with these leaders, all of whom have long-term relationships with our investment team,” said Christopher W. Kersey, M.D., M.B.A., Havencrest’s Founding Managing Partner. “These healthcare executives are seasoned operators with experience building world-class companies, and we at Havencrest are excited about working with them to identify and invest in the next generation of market-leading healthcare companies.”
Havencrest is honored to add the following Operating Partners
Operating Partner Walter J. (Walt) Humann most recently served as President and CEO of OsteoMed, L.L.C., a leading surgical device manufacturer, a tenure culminating in a successful exit for the Pritzker family of investors to a subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway
(NYSE: BRK). Previously, Mr. Humann served as CFO of RealPage, Inc. (NASDAQ: RP), the global leader in real estate property management software and services.
Operating Partner Nitin K. Jain currently serves as President of Payer Solutions and Value Based Care at U.S. Renal Care, one of the country’s largest dialysis service companies. Prior to U.S. Renal Care, Mr. Jain served as Chief Operating Officer of Specialized Markets at Centene Corporation (NASDAQ: CNC).
Operating Partner Michelle J. Pickering currently serves as Chief Executive Officer of Paradigm Health Corporation. Previously, Ms. Pickering served as Vice President of Operations for Bristol Hospice, one of the nation’s largest private hospice companies.
Operating Partner Karl A. Zachar most recently served as President and Chief Operating Officer at Innovive Health, New England’s largest behavioral health home care agency. Previously, Mr. Zachar served as a senior leader at athenahealth (NASDAQ: ATHN) as Vice President of Product Strategy and Corporate Development, where he was responsible for overseeing all strategic partnerships and corporate investments as well as the company’s overall growth strategy.
Current Portfolio Companies
Effective School Solutions is a national leader in mental health services to school districts for students with emotional, behavioral and psychiatric problems
The Oncology Institute (TOI) is the largest and only scaled provider of value-based oncology care in the United States
Apara Autism Centers provides evidence-based, data-driven Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA) therapy services to children with autism
ThermoTek is the leading provider of thermoelectric temperature management solutions to the medical and industrial end markets
Paradigm Health is a provider of high-quality, compassionate and patient-focused hospice and palliative care throughout the state of Indiana