Tim Dugan

Managing Partner

Tim Dugan has more than 20 years of experience building market-leading companies in the healthcare industry.  He has been actively involved in the strategic growth and development of companies across all major healthcare sectors and leads the management of Water Street’s family of companies. Tim has served on the boards of directors, including as chairman, of more than 15 public and private healthcare companies.  Prior to establishing Water Street, Tim was a founding partner of One Equity Partners, the $5.5 billion private equity arm of JPMorgan Chase.  During his tenure with the company, he completed strategic healthcare investments valued at more than $3 billion.  Tim is a member of the board of directors of The Advanced Medical Technology Association (AdvaMed), a trade organization that is leading the effort to advance medical technology to achieve healthier lives and economies around the world.  On behalf of Water Street, he serves on the boards of CCBR-SYNARC, Celerity Pharmaceuticals, HealthPlan Holdings, Sarnova and Temptime Corporation.  Tim is involved with a number of civic organizations, and serves on the boards of Providence Englewood Charter School and the Chicago Botanic Garden.  He received dual bachelor’s degrees in electrical engineering and economics from Stanford University.  Tim earned a master’s degree in business administration from the University of Chicago Graduate School of Business.