W. Davis Griffin

W. Davis Griffin

Venture Partner

Davis joined River Cities in 2010 as a Venture Partner focused on the firm’s healthcare investing practice. He is responsible for sourcing and evaluating new healthcare investment opportunities, as well as strategizing portfolio companies’ expansion plans and exit scenarios.

Davis was Managing Director and Head of Healthcare Investment Banking for National City Capital Markets where he advised healthcare services companies on strategic and private equity transactions. Previously, Davis was a senior healthcare services banker with the Global Healthcare Groups at both Lehman Brothers Inc. and Bear, Stearns & Co. Inc. Prior to business school, Davis worked in fixed income for Smith Barney, Harris Upham & Co.

Davis has a BA with honors in Mathematical Economics from Colgate University and an MBA from the University of Virginia Darden School of Business.

Davis is a member of Mercy Health’s Finance and Strategy Committee, part of Catholic Healthcare Partners, and sits on the board of advisors for HealthPlus Technologies, a healthcare analytics, informatics, data warehousing and predictive modeling company.

E-mail: dgriffin [@] rccf.com

Education Background

Before River Cities

Mergers & Acquisitions, Equity and Debt Capital Markets, Corporate Finance & Strategic Planning, Business Development