Ezra is a Principal at Health Enterprise Partners, a healthcare IT and services-focused growth equity firm. Among the key distinguishing features of HEP is a strategic investor base comprising 30+ hospital systems and healthcare insurance companies. Equipped with insights from its industry limited partners, HEP seeks to invest in companies that map to the most pressing executive priorities of the top healthcare organizations across the country.
Prior to joining the HEP team in 2010, Ezra was a Senior Analyst at the Advisory Board Company (NASDAQ: ABCO), providing best practice consulting and research services to hospitals and health systems. After leaving the Advisory Board Company, Ezra served as a Senior Consultant in the health care practice of Booz Allen Hamilton focusing on engagements in the provider space.
Ezra serves as a director of CenterPointe Behavioral Health System and InDemand Interpreting, and as a board observer of Evariant. He served as a director of Applied Pathways prior to its acquisition by AIM Specialty Health, a division of Anthem, Inc. He sits on the Harvard School of Public Health’s Health Policy and Management Executive Council. He is on the faculty of Columbia Business School, where he co-teaches a class in healthcare investing and entrepreneurship. He publishes frequently on the topics of strategic investing and innovation, and his articles can be found in American Journal of Accountable Care, Hospitals and Health Networks, and ACHE’s Futurescan.
Ezra holds a BA cum laude from Washington University in St. Louis, and an MBA from Columbia Business School.