HealthEdge Continues to Build Team
Tampa, FL –February 21, 2014 – HealthEdge Investment Partners, LLC (“HealthEdge” or the “Fund”) is pleased to announce that it has added Scott Heberlein and Matt Dawson to its team. Mr. Heberlein joins as a Principal and will be responsible for deal origination, transaction execution, due diligence, portfolio management, and investor correspondence. Mr. Dawson joins as a Vice President and Chief Financial Officer and will responsible for deal origination, due diligence, oversight of both internal and external reporting, along with cultivation of the firm’s investors and key partners.
Prior to joining HealthEdge, Mr. Heberlein was a Principal at Fifth Third Capital Holdings, the private equity division of Fifth Third Bank. In this role, Mr. Heberlein led the group’s equity coinvestment practice, with a majority of his investments falling in the healthcare sector. Mr. Heberlein was also responsible for assisting with the oversight of a large fund primaries portfolio comprised of over 50 private equity fund managers across the US. In this capacity, he served on numerous Advisory Boards and played an integral role in manager identification, due diligence, documentation, and final selection. Prior to Fifth Third, Mr. Heberlein spent nearly a decade with Florida Capital Partners, one of the nation’s oldest private equity firms focused on the lower middle market. Mr. Heberlein joined FCP as an investment analyst in June 2000 and was promoted up to a Vice President by 2006. At FCP, Mr. Heberlein co-managed the firm’s deal origination activities from 2006-2009 and was also responsible for deal execution, due diligence, financial modeling, and post-close oversight for a majority of the firm’s portfolio companies.
Mr. Dawson was formerly the CFO of IT Authorities, Inc., a cloud solutions and managed service provider based in Tampa, Florida. Prior to IT Authorities, he was CFO of Lion Investments, a closely held private equity firm focused on the human capital sector. At Lion Investments, Mr. Dawson oversaw a portfolio of investments in privately-held businesses, developed and analyzed deal flow, and played an active role operationally for the firm’s portfolio companies. Matt started his career with seven years in the long-term healthcare industry with a Fortune 500 healthcare company, including three years as a hospital CFO in the Tampa Bay area.
In addition to adding two new team members, HealthEdge is pleased to announce it has promoted Charles Davis to Investment Associate. Mr. Davis joined HealthEdge in 2010 as an Investment Analyst and is responsible for transaction completion, due diligence, financial analysis, and portfolio management. Cedric Ragsdale has also joined HealthEdge as an Operating Partner and, along with current Operating Partner Ralph Nelson, will serve as a chief financial officer for certain of the Fund’s portfolio companies.
HealthEdge Investment Partners, LLC is an operating-oriented private equity firm founded in 2005 that focuses exclusively on the healthcare industry. HealthEdge seeks to achieve superior returns by investing in businesses that benefit from the knowledge, experience and network of relationships of its partners. HealthEdge’s partners have more than 100 years of combined operating experience in healthcare as CEOs and investors. For more information on HealthEdge, visit www.healthedgepartners.com.
For more information, please contact Phil Dingle at HealthEdge Investment Partners at (813) 490-7101.