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 IPOs and two public company mergers. Currently, he sits on the boards of two healthcare companies and an international non-profit. He spent almost four years mid-career
at Korn Ferry International as a national healthcare partner.
Prior to joining Focus Search Partners, D’Antonio founded and led the national healthcare executive search firm D’Antoni Partners, Inc. which worked with leading investment sponsors such as Bain, KKR, ABRY, Beecken Petty & O’Keefe & Company, Candescent Partners, HIG Growth, Mainsail, Altamont, Peloton Equity, Latticework Capital and General Catalyst.
Richard holds degrees from Louisiana State University and Tulane University.