HCPEA Young Leaders Council

The HCPEA Young Leaders Council (HCPEA YL) is a diverse group of individuals whose mission is to offer fresh perspectives and insights on the resources needed for rising investment professionals to succeed in their healthcare private equity careers.

Inaugural Council:

Carl Culicchia
Vice President, SV Health Investors

Carl is a Vice President at SV Health Investors where he focuses on growth equity investments in the healthcare services and digital health arenas. He sourced and led investments in Evidation Health and Centauri Health Solutions and is a Board Observer for both companies. Additionally, Carl is on the board of SUN Behavioral Health, Spectrum Professional Services, Health Essentials, Aligned Telehealth and Centauri Health Solutions.

Prior to joining SV, Carl focused on growth-stage investments in healthcare technology and services, software, and tech-enabled services at Symmetric Capital, a Boston-based growth equity firm.  He also helped to launch Premier Aesthetics, a specialty care MSO based in the Northeast.

He received a BA in American Studies from Middlebury College and an MBA from Harvard Business School.

Caroline Dechert
Vice President, Welsh, Carson, Anderson and Stowe

Caroline Dechert is Vice President at Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe (WCAS), having joined in 2012. Prior to joining WCAS, Caroline worked in the Healthcare Investment Banking group at Morgan Stanley.

Caroline holds a BA from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and an MBA from Harvard Business School.

Bert Duarte
Vice President, Advent International

Bert Duarte joined Advent in 2014 and focuses on buyouts in the healthcare sector. Bert has worked on Advent's investment in ATI Physical Therapy Holdings, LLC., Genoa Healthcare, and Syneos Health, Inc.  Prior to Advent, he worked at Hellman & Friedman, where he focused on investing in industrial and software businesses. Bert started his career at Audax Group where he was a member of the private equity team.

Bert received a BA, cum laude, from Harvard College and an MBA from Harvard Business School.

Michael Greenman
Principal, Harvest Partners

Michael Greenman joined Harvest in 2012. Prior to joining Harvest, he was an Associate at Endeavour Capital, where he focused on leveraged buyout transactions. Previously, Mike was an Analyst at Jefferies & Co. in the Financial Sponsors and Leveraged Finance groups, where he executed transactions for the firm’s private equity clients. He serves on the boards of Advanced Dermatology & Cosmetic Surgery, Dental Care Alliance, and EyeCare Services Partners.

Mike earned a BS in Finance and a BA in Economics and International Relations from the University of Pennsylvania. He received his MBA from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

Natasha Latif
Vice President, The Vistria Group
Natasha Latif is a Vice President at The Vistria Group and focuses exclusively on Vistria’s investments in the healthcare sector. Natasha has worked on Vistria’s investments in AIS HealthCare, Civitas Solutions, Rock Dental and Supplemental Health Care.

Prior to joining Vistria, Natasha was a Senior Associate at Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe. Prior to WCAS, Natasha was an Associate at Brookstone Partners. Natasha has also held positions in investment banking at Citigroup and Finance at PepsiCo.

Natasha received a B.A. in Economics from the University of Chicago and an M.B.A from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.

Eric Moore
Vice President, DW Healthcare Partners

Eric is currently a Vice President at DWHP, a healthcare focused private equity firm. Prior to rejoining DWHP in 2015, Eric worked in operations at sPower – a high-growth energy company. Before sPower, Eric was an associate at DWHP and began his career in investment banking at Nomura.

Eric graduated with a BS from the University of Denver.