Ned Villers has 20 years of experience building market-leading companies in the healthcare industry. He was a member of the founding team at Water Street and has spent the majority of his private equity career with Water Street and its predecessor organizations, First Chicago Equity Capital and One Equity Partners. Over the past decade, Ned 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, including CareCentrix, HealthPlan Services, New Century Health and Premise Health. He currently serves as a director of EBMS, ELAP Services, Medical Guardian and Southern Scripts. 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.