Ned Villers has spent more than 15 years investing in a broad range of companies across the healthcare industry. He has built a leading group of companies for Water Street specializing in healthcare services to reduce costs and lessen the administrative burden for payers and providers. Ned was a member of the founding team at Water Street. Previously, he spent the majority of his private equity career with Water Street’s predecessor organizations, First Chicago Equity Capital and One Equity Partners. He has served on the boards of directors of numerous public and private healthcare companies. He currently serves as a director of ELAP Services, New Century Health and Premise Health. Ned 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.