Focus Search Partners Team

Richard D’Antoni

Managing Director

Richard D’Antoni serves as Managing Director of the healthcare practice as well as the private equity practice (across all industry sectors). D’Antoni has more than 20 years of experience inmatching 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 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. In 2002, D’Antoni founded the national healthcare executive search firm D’Antoni Partners, Inc. Over the last 15 years the firm has worked with leading investment sponsors such as Bain, KKR, ABRY, Beecken Petty & O’Keefe & Company, Candescent Partners, HIG Growth, Mainsail, Altamont, Water Street, General Catalyst and many more.

Richard holds degrees from Louisiana State University and Tulane University.

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