We have invested in a number of healthcare start-ups as a long term investor. These include:
MARY JO POTTER
Offices in San Francisco and Palo Alto
HEALTHCARE ANGELS 2015 to present
CEO and Managing Director
Healthcare Angels is an investment and advisory firm focused on promoting innovation in healthcare. By working with entrepreneurs, investors, and strategic partners, the firm facilitates connecting these various constituencies to ensure the successful growth, scaling, and exits of technology enabled products and delivery systems in the healthcare sector.
KEIRETSU CAPITAL 2015 to present
Keiretsu Capital is a fund designed to optimize tech investments across industry sectors.
BDC ADVISORS 2011 to present
Founded in 1990, BDC Advisors is the nation’s leading strategy consulting firm exclusively serving the healthcare services sector in the United States. The firm has a strong national track record leading constructive change with major health systems, academic medical centers, hospitals, national and regional health plans, and large physician group practices.
HIGHPERLINK 2004 to 2011
Managing Partner and CEO
Highperlink is a network of strategy and organizational change consultants. Projects include governance, merger integration, organization re-design, and strategy development and implementation.
SIBSON CONSULTING GROUP-a Division of The Segal Company 1999 to 2004
Senior Vice-President-Governance Practice Leader
Sibson is a management consulting firm focused on strategic human capital work. Working with most of the Fortune 1000, SCG focuses heavily on acquisition integrations, restructurings, technology remediation, talent optimization, and board effectiveness. As a Principal, responsibilities included client development and management for the technology, healthcare, financial services, and professional services sectors.
CORPORATE ALLIANCE, INC. 1991 to 1999
Corporate Alliance is a professional service firm whose mission is to improve the effectiveness of organizations in transition. As a network of worldwide experts who support transformation efforts from strategy through implementation, the firm provides expertise in organization and work re-design, merger/acquisition integration, consolidations, alliances, and infrastructure development for spin-offs and start-ups. Clients included technology, information services, financial services, telecommunications, health care, and professional service organizations.
OMEGA PERFORMANCE CORPORATION 1986 to 1991
Executive Vice-President, International
Omega is a consulting firm specializing in individual and organizational performance improvement in the financial services sector. Responsibilities in this position included establishing international offices and business in Canada, Europe, Australia, and Asia, and growth of 400% in two years. The firm focused heavily on broad-based sales and service initiatives.
OXICON/McGRAW-HILL 1981 to 1986
Co-Founder and President; (Company was purchased by McGraw-Hill in 1984)
Oxicon is a consulting and software services organization. In consulting, the organization focused on aligning people with business strategy for companies in high tech, healthcare, financial services, retail, and consumer products. As an outgrowth of the consulting, software was developed and sold globally.
BOARD POSITIONS – Current
UC School of Public Health-Advisory Board, 2010-present
Northwestern University School of Education and Social Policy-Advisory Board, 2011-present
NACD – Northern California Board – 2009 to present
Legacy Foundation– 2018 to present
CHA – Public Policy, 2014 to present
Hanna Center – a 60-year-old non-profit residential care facility for troubled youth – Board Member, 26 years, Executive Committee, Chair of Strategic Planning, and Chair of the Board, now Board of Regents
BOARD POSITIONS – Previous
CHW/Dignity – a $20B multi-state, multi-hospital system that grew by acquisition – Board Member, 11 years, Board Chair and Compensation Committee Chair
CHI – a $20B multi-hospital and long-term care system, based in Denver, Colorado – 2004 to 2015; Executive, Compensation, and Chair of Strategic Planning Committee
Christus – a $8B multi-hospital system headquartered in Dallas, Texas – 6 years Vice-Chair, Compensation Committee Chair and Nominating Committee
GTU– the largest and most diverse partnership of seminaries and graduate schools in the United States–2008-2017; Secretary and Chair of Advancement Committee
Compli – a private risk-management software company (SAAS) based in Portland, Oregon – 2004 to 2018; Compensation Committee Chair
Les Concierges – private SAAS services organization purchased by John Paul– 2012 to 2015
John Paul– A French company that acquired by Accor in 2016
Ocular Sciences – a $340M public company, manufacturing and distributing contact lenses globally- Board Member 2003 to 2005, Chair of Governance Committee, Comp Committee; company purchased by Cooper in 2005
Executives’ Club of Chicago – a 1500 Member organization for Chicago business leaders– Board Member, 7 years, Chair of Membership
Siena Heights University – a Liberal Arts University offering bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees– Board Member 2004 to 2014, Executive and Compensation Committee, and Chair of the Governance Committee
Hope Unlimited International – a Brazilian organization providing residential, educational, and vocational care for street children- International Board Member 1994 to 2017
Pension Dynamics, Snap MD, Caretaker, Safer Lock
Northwestern University Master’s Degree
Siena Heights University Bachelor’s Degree
Stanford University Executive Program
Women Corporate Directors
National Association of Corporate Directors
International Women’s Forum
LP at Purple Arch Fund
GP at Keiretsu Capital
CLIENTS AND PARTNERS – partial listing
Ernst and Young
El Camino Hospital
Partners in Boston
Trinity Health Care
Hackensack Health Care
Brigham and Women’s
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