The Vertical Group
John Runnells, General Partner

John Runnells has over thirty years’ experience in the fields of law, asset management, and regulatory affairs. Prior to his affiliation with The Vertical Group in 1991, Mr. Runnells was a general partner of Paddington Partners, a firm engaged in special situation investing, including public health care equities. Prior to that time, Mr. Runnells was a partner with the law firm of Webster & Sheffield. Mr. Runnells has served in board or advisory roles in a number of portfolio companies of The Vertical Group covering a wide range of medical technology including: spine; sports medicine; arthroplasty; urology; neurology; dentistry; and biomaterials. Mr. Runnells received a B.S. degree in Business Administration from Pennsylvania State University and a J.D. degree from Harvard Law School.