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Richard Whitney


Mr. Whitney joined New Enterprise Associates (NEA) in January 2007 as Venture Partner focusing on healthcare investments and currently serves as Chairman and CEO of Radiology Partners, a company he co-founded with NEA. He is the founder and Managing Member of Whitney Capital LLC, a private equity investment firm focused primarily on healthcare services and products.

Previously, Mr. Whitney served as Executive Chairman of Specialty Labs where he led the turnaround and successful sale of the company to AmeriPath (now Quest Diagnostics). He has also served as Chief Financial Officer of DaVita, Inc. (NYSE: DVA) where he was a lead executive in the company’s financial and operating turnaround which created over $3 billion of equity value for investors and led the $4.4 billion acquisition of Healthcare Partners.

Mr. Whitney earned a BS in business administration from Pennsylvania State University and an MBA from Harvard Business School.