Don is a Partner at Shore Capital, a microcap private equity firm focused on partnering with companies that have between $1-10 million of EBITDA. Don is primarily responsible for the sourcing and evaluation of investment opportunities and operating executives in the medical devices field. Don maintains lead responsibility for Innovia Medical, IZI Medical, and Argentum Medical investments where he actively works with management to identify and implement new growth initiatives.
Prior to joining Shore, Don worked in Strategy & Business Development at Baxter International where he executed on several transactions, including Gambro AB, a global leader in dialysis products based in Lund, Sweden. Previously, Don worked at RoundTable Healthcare Partners, an operating-oriented private equity firm focused exclusively on the healthcare industry. While at RoundTable, Don completed several acquisitions including Vesta Inc. (now part of Lubrizol) and Aspen Surgical Products (now part of Hill-Rom) and worked with management to identify and pursue multiple add-on acquisitions. Prior to joining RoundTable, Don worked at UBS Investment Bank, where he provided mergers and acquisitions advisory services and debt and equity financing for companies across a diverse set of industries including alternative energy, consumer products and industrials.
Outside of the office, Don is actively involved with the Mission of Our Lady of the Angels, Big Shoulders Fund and served on the board of the Notre Dame Club of Chicago.
Don received a B.B.A., cum laude, in Finance with a concentration in International Business from the University of Notre Dame.
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