Melissa Daniels is a Managing Director of Morgan Stanley Expansion Capital, where she leads the healthcare investing efforts for the fund platform. Melissa has been an active growth investor and board member in numerous medical device, healthcare service, healthcare IT, diagnostic and tools companies. Expansion Capital is the firm’s growth-focused private investment platform, providing both equity and credit for privately-held growth businesses. Expansion Capital targets investment in late stage companies with proven, capital-efficient business models, demonstrated growth and market validation. Since 1986, Expansion Capital and its predecessor funds have invested over $1.3B of growth capital in over 175 companies.