Justin Ishbia

Managing Partner

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Contact:

  • Phone: (312) 348-7579
  • Fax: (312) 348-7669

Justin is a founding partner of Shore Capital, a healthcare private equity firm focused on partnering with companies that have between $1-7 million of EBITDA.  Justin is responsible for investment sourcing and valuation, transaction structuring, the securing of acquisition financing, fundraising and all administrative activities. Justin is the Chairman of Chicagoland Smile Group and EyeSouth Partners; past Chairman of Sirona Infusion, Michigan Rehabilitation Specialists/Excel Rehab, and ClearPath Diagnostics. Justin also sits on the board of Pediatric Therapy Services, Southern Veterinary Partners, Summit Medical, Florida Autism Center, SpecialDocs and Argentum Medical.

Prior to being a founding partner of Shore, Justin worked as an investment professional at Valor Equity Partners, a Chicago-based private equity firm.  Prior to joining Valor, Justin was an attorney in the private equity group of Kirkland & Ellis. 

Outside of the office, Justin is a member of the Young Presidents’ Organization (YPO), Vanderbilt University Law School Advisory Board, and Rush University Medical Center Associates Board.  Additionally, Justin has been a guest lecturer at Loyola University of Chicago Law School and the Thunderbird School of Global Management. Justin received his Juris Doctorate from Vanderbilt University Law School.  Justin earned a Certificate of Law and Business from the Vanderbilt Owen Graduate School of Management and a B.A. in Accounting from Michigan State University.  Justin is a member of the State Bar of Illinois and a Certified Public Accountant.

Education

  • Juris Doctorate: Vanderbilt University Law School
  • B.A. in Accounting: Michigan State University
  • State Bar of Illinois and a Certified Public Accountant

Personal Affiliations & Interests

  • Young Presidents’ Organization
  • Vanderbilt University Law School Advisory Board
  • Rush University Medical Center Board of Trustees – Development Committee
  • Launch U

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