Caduceus Capital Partners names 14 members of “The Syndicate”

Caduceus Capital Partners LLC, the new Nashville-based venture capital company that is focused on digital health investments, has named 14 members to “The Syndicate,” its team of venture partners who will play a key role in the fund.

We spotlighted Caduceus Capital Partners in this February article where Dave Vreeland, Senior Managing Partner, described the plan to engage 14 active participants in the investment process. They will source and vet startups, hold director positions on portfolio company boards, support investment fund decisions, and advise portfolio company executives.

“We’ve assembled a remarkable team of healthcare industry veterans who care about our world, are determined to succeed, and bring the kind of experience and energy that fosters meaningful change,” said Vreeland was quoted as saying in a news release announcing the 14 names. “Our venture partners will counsel our bright entrepreneurs to activate innovative ideas and create competitive companies.”

The 14 are: (1) Bo Bartholomew, President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO), EvidenceCare; (2) Adam Bauer, Partner, IBM Watson Health Consulting; (3) Marty Bonick, President and CEO, Ardent Health Services; (4) Bill Brown, Former CEO, Entrada and currently CEO at A2B Advisors; (5) Brian Fox, Vice President, Strategic Partnerships, Thompson Reuters and Founder and President, Confirmation; (6) Phil Hertik, healthcare industry executive; (7) Judson Ivy, Founder and CEO, Ensemble Health Partners; (8) Peter Micca, healthcare industry executive; (9) Craig Richardville, Senior Vice President (SVP), Chief Information and Digital Officer, SCL Health; (10) Roy Sailor, retired executive at Optum and Principal, TellTale Advisors; (11) Alan Smith, SVP and Chief Information Officer, LifePoint Health; (12) Kirk Stanley, President of PopHealthCare, a GuideWell Company; (13) Eric Thrailkill, Founder, Allee Advisory Services LLC; and (14) Sue Tyler, former Chief Financial Officer, Medical Mutual of Ohio.

Caduceus Capital Partners is a spin-out of Vreeland and Scott Kolesar’s first early stage digital health find, JumpStart Capital Growth Fund I, which has achieved two successful exits and boasts a strong portfolio of health information technology start-ups.

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