CHICAGO, March 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Cressey & Company LP ("Cressey & Company" or the "Firm"), a healthcare-focused private investment firm, has announced that Andy Hurd, an experienced healthcare and technology executive, has joined the Firm as an Operating Partner. Mr. Hurd's appointment will bolster Cressey & Company's focus on investing in leading healthcare information technology businesses.
"We are excited to formalize our relationship with Andy, as his tenured background in the healthcare information technology industry, as well as his proven leadership experience, will be additive to the Firm's investing efforts," said Dave Rogero, Partner at Cressey & Company. "Andy will play an integral role in strengthening our healthcare information technology franchise and building leading technology-driven businesses in partnership with talented executives."
Mr. Hurd possesses 30 years of experience leading organizations in the healthcare industry, including 23 years as a senior executive for innovative healthcare information technology companies executing software-as-a-service business models. Prior to joining the Firm, Mr. Hurd most recently served as Chief Executive Officer of MedeAnalytics, a leading provider of cloud-based analytics solutions that help healthcare organizations improve care delivery and strengthen their operations.
"Cressey & Company has a stellar reputation as an organization that forges lasting partnerships with executives and companies," said Mr. Hurd. "I am thrilled to join the Cressey & Company team full-time and I look forward to forming new partnerships with talented executives to build great businesses."
Prior to MedeAnalytics, Mr. Hurd was the Chief Executive Officer of Epocrates, the healthcare industry's market-leading mobile platform for clinical content and practice tools at the point of care. He also has historical experience as the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Carefx, a provider of interoperability workflow solutions, as well as in senior executive positions at WebMD, QuadraMed and other healthcare organizations.
Mr. Hurd earned a B.S. in business and administration from Northern Arizona University, where he was a three-time All-Conference member and captain of the men's basketball team.
About Cressey & Company Based in Chicago, IL and Nashville, TN, Cressey & Company is a private investment firm focused on building leading healthcare services and information technology businesses. With a history spanning more than 35 years, the Cressey & Company team is one of the most experienced and successful in the healthcare private equity field. More information about Cressey & Company is available at http://www.cresseyco.com.