Waud Capital Partners, a Chicago, IL-based growth-oriented middle-market private equity firm with $2.1 billion under management, appointed Dave Prendergast as Vice President – Business Development.
Within the Business Development group, Prendergast will focus on identifying investment opportunities within the firm’s healthcare services vertical.
He brings more than five years of private equity experience in healthcare services, healthcare information technology (HCIT) and technology-enabled business services. Previously, Prendergast served as a Vice President at Great Point Partners, where he focused on healthcare, and more specifically, outsourced provider services, payor services, dental, HCIT and distribution businesses.
Mr. Prendergast began his career as an associate at Summit Partners, where he focused primarily on the technology sector, with an emphasis on software, internet, and communications technology companies.
He graduated magna cum laude from Cornell University with a B.S. in Applied Economics and Management and holds an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.