Ron Wooten

Founder of NovaQuest Capital and Managing Partner

As founding Managing Partner, Ron has extensive health care 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 10-year period, Ron 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.

Ron’s previous experience includes nine years with First Union Securities, where he served as a managing director of investment and a football player for the New England Patriots from 1981 to 1990. Ron received his bachelor’s in Chemistry from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and MBA from Boston University.