Richard D’Antoni joined Focus Search Partners in 2017 as Managing Partner of the healthcare practice as well as the private equity practice. D’Antoni has more than 20 years of experience in matching high-performing executives with leading healthcare companies, ranging from venture capital and private equity-backed portfolio companies to publicly held organizations. D’Antoni has expertise in a wide array of executive functional positions, including finance, business development, compliance, sales, marketing, operations, human resources, CEO and board roles.
During his 20+ year operating career, D’Antoni has held CEO, COO, and board member positions and has raised millions in venture capital for early-stage healthcare companies. He has participated in three IPO’s and two public company mergers. Currently, he sits on the board of Medaxion, the leading SAAS platform for anesthesia EMR, quality and practice management analytics. He also serves in an international non-profit www.amistadmission.org . He spent almost four years mid-career at Korn Ferry International as a national healthcare partner.
In 2002, after three more operating companies, D’Antoni founded the national healthcare executive search firm D’Antoni Partners, Inc. For the next 15 years the firm worked with leading investment sponsors such as ABRY, Latticework, Beecken Petty & O’Keefe & Company, Candescent Partners, HIG Growth, Mainsail, Altamont, General Catalyst and many more. In 2017 he joined with Paul Frankenberg in building the team at FSP.
Richard holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Louisiana State University and masters from Tulane University.