Steve Cosler

Operating Partner

Steve Cosler offers a unique combination of senior management and operational experience in specialty pharmacy, specialty distribution, outsourced payer services and technology. Prior to Water Street, he was president and chief executive officer of Priority Healthcare Corporation, a Fortune 1000 company that distributed and managed biopharmaceutical therapies. Steve helped lead the company’s successful initial public offering, as well as strategic initiatives that contributed to its robust growth and ultimate sale to Express Scripts. He held executive positions with CoreSource, Inc., one of the nation’s largest third-party administrators of employee health benefits.  Steve also achieved a distinguished career with IBM Corporation. Steve serves as chairman of New Century Health. He is a director of ELAP Services, Premise Health, The Access Group and Zenith American Solutions.  He also serves on the board of National Retail Properties, Inc. (NYSE: NNN). Among his civic contributions, Steve founded and serves as chairman of the board of Elevate Indianapolis, an organization teaching values, leadership and life management skills for the advancement of urban youth in Indianapolis.  He received a bachelor’s degree in industrial management from Purdue University.