Gene’s career combines nearly 20 years of operating experience in the US healthcare services market with almost two decades in the venture capital industry. He joined SV Health Investors in 1999.
He was previously a Partner at Accel Partners in Palo Alto, California for five years, where he was responsible for 12 investments in early-stage healthcare service and healthcare information technology companies. Prior to joining Accel Partners, Gene held several senior management positions, including President of Behavioral Health at United HealthCare Corporation, CEO and President of US Behavioral Health and President and Chairman of Sierra Health and Life Insurance Company.
BA, Middlebury College; MBA, Boston University.
Outside of SV
Gene is a Board Member of the Massachusetts Eye & Ear Infirmary, The Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula, and Aspire Health Plan. He is the recipient of the Distinguished Alumni Award from Boston University School of Management and the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Health Care Private Equity Association.
He and his wife Joan have three adult children. He enjoys skiing, golfing and fly fishing.