Ned Villers has spent his career investing in the healthcare and private equity industries. He has invested in a broad range of companies across the healthcare industry, most recently building a leading group of companies for Water Street specializing in outsourced healthcare services. Ned has spent the majority of his private equity career with Water Street and its predecessor organizations, beginning with First Chicago Equity Capital and then serving as a vice president at One Equity Partners. After briefly working as a vice president at Summit Partners, he rejoined the team to found Water Street in 2005. Ned currently serves on the boards of directors of Access MediQuip, HealthPlan Holdings, New Century Health and RTI Surgical Inc. He received a bachelor’s degree in public policy studies from Duke University and his master’s degree in business administration from Northwestern’s Kellogg School of Management.