Nate DaPore

Managing Director & Practice Lead, Healthcare & Life Sciences

As managing director and leader of the Healthcare & Life Sciences practice at Acertitude, Nate leads executive searches for boards of directors, CEOs, C-suite leaders, and their direct reports in the healthcare and life sciences, technology, and private equity markets.

He brings over 20 years of experience as a private equity investor and operating partner, software expert, and healthcare advocate. Most recently, Nate was a managing director of Battery Park. He advised middle-market health care and technology companies and was deployed as an operating partner focused on executive recruitment and operational improvements for private equity firms.

Nate spent the preceding seven years as founder and CEO of venture-backed workforce management SaaS company PeopleMatter, serving global brands such as McDonald’s, Texas Roadhouse, BP, and Shell. Earlier in his career, Nate was part of the founding executive team as vice president of sales at Benefitfocus (NASDAQ: BNFT) from its rise as a startup to becoming the largest benefits-enrollment software provider in the U.S.

Nate sits on the board of directors of two private-equity-backed software companies, the American – Swiss foundation board, and served as a trustee of his alma mater of Hampden Sydney College.

He remains an active Young Presidents Organization (YPO) member and active in the Aspen Global Leadership Network (AGLN) as a Liberty Fellow.

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