Kevin McNamara Joins Health Evolution Partners as Operating Partner

  Kevin McNamara Joins Health Evolution Partners as Operating Partner

Business Wire

SAN FRANCISCO -- April 16, 2013

Health Evolution Partners, a health care private equity firm, announced today
that Kevin McNamara has become the firm’s newest Operating Partner. McNamara
brings extensive experience in corporate operations, finance and investing
with particular expertise in helping leading health services companies mature
and grow.

“We are excited to add Kevin to our team of accomplished health care
professionals,” said David J. Brailer, MD, PhD, Managing Partner and Chief
Executive Officer of Health Evolution Partners. “As Chief Financial Officer of
HealthSpring, Kevin helped shepherd the company’s incredibly successful IPO
and we look forward to bringing his expertise to help guide our portfolio of
growth companies.”

“While I have spent my career leading large corporate enterprises, my passion
lies with fast growing companies,” said Kevin McNamara. “Health Evolution
Partners allows me to combine my experience with my passion, and provide
valuable contributions to some of the most innovative health care companies
operating today.”

David Smith, General Partner for Health Evolution Partners’ Growth Buyout Fund
said, “I’m delighted to welcome Kevin to our team and look forward to working
closely with him in weeks to come. He brings a wealth of practical knowledge
from a broad swath of organizations within the health care continuum. His
experience guiding organizations as varied as HealthSpring, ProxyMed, Luminex
and HCCA will be invaluable to our partners and portfolio.”

McNamara is a founding principal of McNamara Family Ventures, a family
investment office providing venture and growth capital to health care
companies, and currently serves on the boards of directors of Tyson Foods, a
member of the S&P 500, and Luminex Corporation, a publicly-held life sciences
company. He also serves on the board of directors of Leon Medical Centers, a
privately-held health care services provider serving Medicare patients in the
Miami-Dade region, and chairs the board of Agilum Healthcare Intelligence, an
early stage health care IT enterprise offering business intelligence solutions
to smaller hospitals and physician practices.

McNamara’s career includes leadership positions with managed care organization
HealthSpring, Inc. (EVP and Chief Financial Officer), health transactions
facilitators ProxyMed, Inc. (Non-Executive Chairman and Interim Chief
Executive Officer) and Envoy (Chief Financial Officer and Director), clinical
recruitment service provider and strategic planning firm HCCA International,
Inc. (Chief Financial Officer), among others. He received a B.S. in accounting
from Virginia Commonwealth University and an M.B.A. from the University of
Richmond, VA, and is a Certified Public Accountant (inactive.)

With Health Evolution Partners, Kevin McNamara will serve as Operating Partner
with the firm’s Growth Buyout Fund and join the boards of portfolio companies
CenseoHealth and Optimal Radiology.

About Health Evolution Partners | www.healthevolutionpartners.com

Health Evolution Partners invests in rapidly growing companies in the health
care industry. We target opportunities across the key sectors of the health
care economy – hospitals, physicians, managed care, pharmaceutical developers,
device makers and consumer products and services. Our investments are led by
an exceptional team of health care investment professionals and seasoned
operators. We believe that the firm’s extensive network of health care
specialists, policymakers and thought leaders give our companies a significant
competitive advantage. By partnering with talented management teams, we are
able to create long-term value and in turn, drive attractive returns for our
investors.

Contact:

Media Relations for Health Evolution Partners
Mike Iamele, 617-817-9723
media@healthevolutionpartners.com
 
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