Ron Wooten

Founder of NovaQuest Capital and Managing Partner

As founding Managing Partner, Mr. Wooten has extensive healthcare and investing experience. His responsibilities include NovaQuest Capital’s overall oversight, investment policy, investor relations, and the day-to-day management of NovaQuest Capital and its investment platform. He is also a member of the Private Equity and Product Finance investment committees.

Over a ten-year period during which NovaQuest Capital operated as a business unit within Quintiles, Mr. Wooten led the platform in creating and managing unique relationships, structuring finance and equity investments, and providing capital or services to companies of all sizes. He was also an executive vice president of Quintiles and managed their customer-partnering arrangements worldwide. He also served on the Quintiles Board of Directors from January 2008 through November 2010.

Mr. Wooten’s previous experience includes nine years with First Union Securities, where he served as a managing director of investment banking focusing on M&A transactions across the middle market. Before he began his career in finance, he was a member of the New England Patriots football team from 1981 to 1990.

Ron received his BS in Chemistry from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and MBA from Boston University