Dominick Arena

Operating Partner

Dominick Arena has more than 30 years of experience growing small start-ups and large multi-national corporations. Prior to Water Street, Dominick was president of Smiths Medical Critical Care, a leading global provider of medical devices. Previously, he was president and CEO of Medex, Inc. At Medex, Dominick led a successful management buyout of the company and completed a number of strategic acquisitions to build the company into a leading global manufacturer of critical care medical products. Dominick also served as the leader of three medical device manufacturing companies: Hudson Respiratory Care, Inc., Respiratory Care, Inc., and AnaMed International. He also led the healthcare business of the Furon Company. Dominick began his career in the healthcare industry working for Baxter and The Kendall Corporation, where he was promoted to executive-level positions. Dominick serves on the boards of Syneron Medical Ltd., Trudell Medical Limited and ZALEA, LLC. He also is a member of the board of the Waldorf School of San Diego.  Dominick received a bachelor’s degree in chemistry from LeMoyne College before serving his country in both the United States Army and the Central Intelligence Agency.