Randy is a Partner with HealthQuest Capital. HealthQuest Capital manages a $110M fund, investing capital into revenue-stage innovative companies in the healthcare field, including medical devices, diagnostics, consumer health and healthcare IT for commercial expansion.
Prior to moving into venture capital, Randy was a successful medtech entrepreneur. He founded NovaMin Technology Inc., grew the company and remained as CEO through its sale to GlaxoSmithKline. Prior to NovaMin, Randy served as President of USBiomaterials Corp., leading the company from near-insolvency to profitability. Randy began his career in brand management for Procter & Gamble. He left P&G to work on the early management team for LensCrafters as it transitioned from startup to explosive growth. He has also served in senior marketing positions at Fortune 500 and smaller firms.
Randy serves on the Board of HealthQuest portfolio company Vestagen and is a Board observer on Trice Medical and Virmedica. He is on the Board of the Cade Museum for Invention and Creativity and is active in industry associations such as BioFlorida, Southeast Bio (SEBIO) and the Southeast Medical Device Association (SEMDA). He has been a frequent presenter on the topic of financing start-ups at conferences and entrepreneur boot camps.
He is a graduate of Georgia Tech and holds a BS in management science and resides in Gainesville, FL.