Richard Whitney

Venture Advisor, United States

Rich joined NEA in January 2007 as Venture Partner focusing on healthcare investments and currently serves as Chairman and CEO of Radiology Partners, a company he co-founded with NEA. He is the founder and Managing Member of Whitney Capital LLC, a private equity investment firm focused primarily on healthcare services and products. Previously, Rich served as Executive Chairman of Specialty Labs where he led the turnaround and successful sale of the company. Rich has also served as Chief Financial Officer of DaVita, Inc where he was a lead executive in the company’s financial and operating turnaround which created over $3 billion of equity value for investors and led the acquisition by DaVita of Healthcare Partners. Rich earned a Master's of Business Administration from Harvard Business School and a BS in Business Administration from Pennsylvania State University.