Matt Rice leads BPV’s healthcare practice and currently serves on the Board of Directors at TissueTech, YPrime, IRIS and Theragen. He is Chairman at PaceMate and a Board Observer at Carterra. Matt previously represented BPV at Innocutis and MolecularMD. He also serves on the St. Joseph’s Hospitals Board of Directors (Baycare Health System). Prior to joining Ballast Point Ventures in 2004, Matt began his career in the Healthcare Investment
Banking Group of Raymond James Financial where he focused primarily on the specialty pharmaceutical, drug distribution and contract research organization sectors. Matt also worked in the Strategic Alliances group at the Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research prior to rejoining BPV as a
Vice President in 2008. He graduated from the University of Virginia with a bachelor’s degree in Commerce and from the Harvard Graduate School of Business Administration with an MBA.