CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Today, the Healthcare Private Equity Association (HCPEA), a nonprofit trade association focused on supporting the healthcare private equity community, announced the appointment of Paige Daly, Partner at Harvest Partners, to the position of Association Chair, effective July 1, 2021. Daly assumes the role from Diane Daych, Managing Partner and Co-Founder at Granite Growth Health Partners.
Founded in 2010, HCPEA is the only single-sector private equity association in the U.S. and serves as a convener for its members consisting of more than 800 investors, representing 80 of the country’s most prestigious firms. To-date, members have invested in more than 1,500 successful healthcare companies that bring innovation and new ideas to the market, leading to increased access and better care outcomes for patients.
“After one of the most challenging years in recent history for healthcare, I’m excited to lead our efforts in bringing members together and providing them with the resources and support needed to further their connections,” said Daly. “It’s these connections that strengthen our industry as a whole while leading to stronger investments that result in greater patient care and improved healthcare outcomes.”
Daly will be joined by Alex Albert, Founding Partner, Patient Square Capital as the newly appointed HCPEA Vice Chair. Together, Daly and Albert will continue advancing efforts to enhance the member experience through new programming, expanded networking events, and deeper mentorship opportunities. These efforts will help drive stronger connections, smarter investments, and ultimately, better patient care.
“HCPEA is a unique organization, providing a differentiated experience for our members and a focus on improving healthcare,” said Albert. “In addition to exceptional professional development opportunities and practical leadership education at all levels, we provide access to a network of like-minded peers, supporting mentorship and camaraderie amongst the community of members.”
About Paige Daly, HCPEA Chair
Paige Daly is a Partner at Harvest Partners, which she joined in 2010. She concentrates on growth capital, buyout, and recapitalization investments in healthcare businesses. Prior to joining Harvest, Daly was a Partner at Apax Partners. Daly has a BS in Economics from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and an MBA from Harvard Business School. She currently serves on the boards of Advanced Dermatology, Eyecare Services Partners and Dental Care Alliance.
About Alex Albert, HCPEA Vice Chair
Alex Albert is a Founding Partner of Patient Square Capital. He has over 15 years of investment and acquisition experience. Prior to joining Patient Square, Albert was a Partner at Ares Management where he served as the co-head of healthcare within the Private Equity Group. Most recently, Albert served on the Board of Directors of the parent entities of DuPage Medical Group, National Veterinary Associates, Ob Hospitalist Group and Unified Women’s Healthcare. Albert holds a BA, magna cum laude, from Vanderbilt University in Economics and an MA from Columbia University in Quantitative Methods. He also holds an MPhil from Oxford University in Economics. Mr. Albert is a CFA® charterholder.
The HCPEA Board of Directors consists of industry experts with deep understanding and passion for growing successful healthcare companies:
- Thomas (T.J.) Carella, Managing Director, Warburg Pincus
- Mark Carter, Managing Director, TA Associates
- Andrew Cavanna, Partner, Apax Partners
- Amy Christensen, Partner, The Vistria Group
- Christopher Crosby, Managing Director, Nautic Partners
- Geoff Lieberthal, Partner, Two Sigma
- Ben Magnano, Managing Partner, Frazier Healthcare Partners
- John Maldonado, Managing Partner, Advent International
- Nick O’Leary, General Partner, Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe
- Ravi Sachdev, Partner, Clayton, Dubilier & Rice
- Doug Schillinger, Managing Director, DW Healthcare Partners
- Anushka Sunder, Managing Director, Blackstone
- Paul Wallace, Partner, Heritage Group
The Healthcare Private Equity Association (HCPEA) is a nonprofit trade association whose mission is to support the reputation, knowledge, and relationships of the healthcare private equity community. Its member firms are passionate about healthcare and are committed to building successful enduring businesses that "do well" while "doing good." As well as capital, our members bring industry knowledge, broad networks, and deep expertise to help companies grow, create jobs, and deliver high-quality healthcare. Collectively, HCPEA member firms have over $1 trillion in AUM and have supported the growth of 1500+ healthcare businesses.