Kathryn joined .406 in 2021 and brings extensive experience investing in healthcare companies. She works with Liam and Payal in the digital health sector, focusing on early-stage companies that offer systems, technologies, and services that support and improve clinical delivery.
Prior to joining .406, Kathryn was a Vice President at BPEA, where she executed direct investments for BPEA’s Strategic Healthcare fund, a $352M fund that invests in healthcare companies on behalf of Taft-Hartley plans and other institutional investors. As part of her role at BPEA, she worked closely with Taft-Hartley leaders to understand their healthcare challenges and sourced investments to address their needs. Prior to BPEA, she invested in healthcare technology and life sciences startups at Excel Venture Management.
Kathryn also has experience working with large provider systems, health plans, and pharmaceutical companies. She worked as a project manager in corporate strategy at the Advisory Board and as an advisor to the Chief Medical Officer at Boston Medical Center’s HealthNet plan. Kathryn started her career in consulting at Putnam Associates, where she worked with top 20 pharmaceutical companies on product and portfolio strategies.
Kathryn is originally from Houston, TX. In her spare time, she enjoys exploring the Boston area with her husband and traveling back home to Texas.
Kathryn received a BA in quantitative economics and international relations from Tufts University and an MBA from Harvard Business School.
Sector Focus: Digital Health
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