John Reardon - Chairman.
John Reardon is a Managing Director with Trident Capital focusing on Health Care IT and Service companies. John serves on the Board of Directors of Advanced ICU Care, HealthMEDX, PeriGen, and TelaDoc Inc.. In addition, John is a member of the Innovation Advisory Board at the Cleveland Clinic. John is an experienced healthcare and technology executive who has co-founded several successful start-ups as well as led mature divisions of several large organizations. Prior to Trident, John was president and CEO of CliniComp International, a hospital Electronic Medical Records company. Previously, he was an operating partner with JP Morgan Partners. As an Operating Partner with JPMP, John held interim operating roles or active board roles with nine portfolio companies, including: fusionOne, Tidal Software, Narus, Determine Software, Above-All Software, Call Vision and NinthHouse Network.
Before JPMP, John was Regional Vice-President of Strategic Planning and Business Development for the St. Joseph Health System in Northern California. In that role John acquired or started several business including hospitals, home services, physician networks, and related administrative companies. During that time, he was also the President of the St. Joseph Health Foundation, a managed care administrator and practice management company.
John was also the co-founder of Value Health Management, which was acquired by EDS in 1996, and Health Economics Corporation, which was acquired by Equifax in 1990.
John holds a B.S. in History and a B.S. in Economics from Arizona State University and an MBA from the University of California, Los Angeles.
David. W. Jahns - Director.
Mr. Jahns is a Managing Director of Galen Partners, a leading healthcare growth equity investment firm founded in 1990. With experience in over 70 growth equity investments, Mr. Jahns has developed substantial expertise and leadership in working with entrepreneurs to build market-leading healthcare companies in the areas of medical devices and technology-enabled services. Prior to joining Galen in 1993, Mr. Jahns was an investment banker and financial advisor to healthcare companies. He worked in the Corporate Finance Department at Smith Barney, Inc. in New York, specializing in public offerings and mergers and acquisitions, as well as public debt financings. As an investment banker and venture capitalist, Mr. Jahns has worked on more than 20 initial public offerings, including 11 Galen portfolio companies’ IPOs. Additionally, he has extensive M&A experience including 19 portfolio companies’ sales to financial and strategic buyers.
Mr. Jahns has served on numerous public company Boards of Directors and currently serves several Galen portfolio companies including: CBL Pathology, Dakim Brain Fitness, Unisyn Medical Technologies, PeriGen, InTouch Health, and USHIFU.
Mr. Jahns earned an MBA from the Northwestern University, Kellogg School of Management, where he specialized in Health Services Management and is currently a guest lecturer on private equity and venture capital case studies. He earned his BA in political science and economics from Colgate University, where he graduated Phi Beta Kappa.
Joshua Lewis - Director.
Mr. Lewis is the Founder and Managing Principal of Salmon River Capital, managing the firm and its investing activities. He has 20 years of experience in identifying, understanding, and working in partnership with management teams in building valuable growth businesses. His experience encompasses a wide range of dynamic, growth industries and transaction types, and he has particular expertise in Salmon River Capital’s focal markets. He was previously a General Partner of both Warburg Pincus, where he served for over a decade, and Forstmann Little. He began his career with Lehman Bros. and Noble Grossart. Current and former boards include: Capella Education Company (NASDAQ: CPLA), a leading provider of post-secondary education; Axioma, a leading provider of portfolio optimization and risk analysis tools for the financial services industry; PerTrac Financial Solutions, a leading provider of software and data to the global alternative asset management industry; and Netsmart, a leading provider of software to the behavioral and public health markets. Mr. Lewis serves as Board Chair of New Leaders for New Schools, a leading US social enterprise. He holds a PhD from Oxford University and an AB, summa cum laude, from Princeton University.
John H. Moragne - Director.
Mr. Moragne is a co-founder of Trident Capital and has been a Managing Director since 1993. From 1989 to 1993, John was a Principal with Bain Capital, a leveraged buyout firm affiliated with Bain & Company. He was also a Principal of Information Partners Capital Fund, a private equity firm associated with Dun & Bradstreet Enterprises and Bain Capital. Earlier in his career, John was a management consultant with Bain & Company. John’s current directorships include BenefitPoint, Boats.com, Chamberlin Edmonds & Associates, ClaimIQ, PeriGen, Inc., Intagio Group, Inc., and Resolution Health, Inc. His past directorships include MapQuest.com, Inc. (MQST), Newgen Results Corporation (NWGN), Internet Pictures Corporation (IPIX), DAOU Systems, Inc., Frisco Holdings, Inc., Internet Profiles Corporation, Medicode, Inc., and Vality Tecnnology, Inc. Mr. Moragne has earned a BA from Dartmouth College, an MS from Stanford University, and an MBA from Stanford University’s Graduate School of Business.
C. Richard Stafford - Director.
Mr. Stafford brings over 40 years of management experience from the legal, pharmaceutical and investment banking industries. He was a Vice President in charge of mergers and acquisitions for Carter-Wallace, Inc., a former New York Stock Exchange listed international pharmaceutical, diagnostics and toiletries company. Carter-Wallace paid dividends for over one hundred years until its acquisition in 2001 for more than $1.1 billion. He was involved in the restructuring and sale of the company, which included the separation of the consumer products from the pharmaceutical businesses. Prior to joining Carter-Wallace, Mr. Stafford was President of Caithness Corporation, an oil, gas and mineral exploration firm. At this time, he also taught evening classes at New York Law School. He has also served as a Vice President of Corporate Finance at the global investment banker, Bear Stearns, as well as the Director of Corporate Development of the Bristol-Myers Company and as an Associate at Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy. He is a cum laude graduate of Harvard College and a graduate of Harvard Law School.