Meet Our Team

Brad Starkweather

Founder & CEO

Brad is a former senior healthcare executive and private equity professional. He was previously the Chief Development Officer of Elite Dental Partners LLC, a Chicago-based Dental Support Organization with over 110 affiliated general dentistry practices in 12 Midwest states. While with Elite he led a Development team responsible for tripling the Company’s revenue and operating profit via over 70 individual practice acquisitions in under three years. He also oversaw several operating initiatives related to revenue cycle administration, payor relations and practice-level growth strategies, and led the sale of the company to a prominent healthcare-focused private equity firm.

Prior to Elite he spent over 13 years in the private equity industry where he was involved with nearly $500mm of transactions and served on the Board of Directors of numerous portfolio companies. Most recently he was with Grey Mountain Partners, a generalist firm focused on middle-market leveraged buyouts with over $760mm under management. Prior to Grey Mountain he was with U.S. Renewables Group, a growth equity firm in the alternative energy space with nearly $750mm under management, and Centre Partners, a traditional private equity firm specializing in the consumer, healthcare and business services sectors with over $1.5bn under management. He started his career with Trilantic Capital Partners, a multi-billion dollar global buyouts and growth equity firm, after working in investment banking for several years.

Brad earned an MBA from Columbia Business School and undergraduate degrees in Economics and Engineering Science from Vanderbilt University.

Personal Interests

Brad is happily married with three young children and resides with his family in Dana Point, California. He is from California’s Bay Area originally and spends his free time keeping up with his kids and surfing, skiing, camping, and fly fishing… especially on Silver Creek in Idaho.