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Dan Mendelson
Operating Partner
Healthcare

Mr. Mendelson is an Operating Partner and focuses on healthcare investments, having joined WCAS in 2019. Mr. Mendelson is the Founder and former CEO of Avalere Health LLC, a leading provider of data-driven advisory services and business intelligence solutions to the healthcare industry, which he founded in 2000 and sold to Inovalon Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: INOV) in 2015. Prior to founding Avalere, from 1998-2000, Mr. Mendelson served in the White House Office of Management and Budget as Associate Director of Health during the Clinton Administration. In that role, he was responsible for the nation’s full healthcare portfolio including Medicare, Medicaid, NIH, CDC and the FDA. From 1990-1998, he was with The Lewin Group, where he rose to Senior Vice President focusing on strategic and operational planning.

Education

Oberlin College - B.A.
Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University - M.P. P.

Board Representation
Current

Board member - Champions Oncology (NASDAQ: CSBR)
Board member - Centrexion Corporation (private)

dmendelson@wcas.com