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Our Team

Carlos A. Ferrer

Co-Founder and Partner
Carlos A. Ferrer

Carlos A. Ferrer co-founded FFC in 1995. Prior to FFC, he was a Managing Director at CS First Boston from 1989 through 1995, responsible for the firm’s investment banking activities in the healthcare industry. He joined the Investment Banking Department at CS First Boston in 1978 and, beginning in 1982, started and developed CS First Boston’s investment banking activities in the healthcare industry. Carlos was a member of CS First Boston’s Investment Banking Committee from 1992 through 1995. He serves on the Board of Directors of AgaMatrix, Inc., Ancillary Advantage, Inc., Arcadia Healthcare Solutions, LLC, Ardent Health Services, LLC, K2M, Inc., Medical Depot, Inc., and Reliant Renal Care, Inc. He holds a B.A. degree from Princeton University.

David A. Freeman

Co-Founder and Partner
David A. Freeman

David A. Freeman co-founded FFC in 1995. Prior to FFC, he was a Managing Director at JP Morgan with responsibilities in Global Healthcare Investment Banking and substantial responsibility for JP Morgan’s Private Equity investment activity in the healthcare industry. He previously held various management and corporate finance positions at JP Morgan. He currently serves on the Board of Directors of Arcadia Healthcare Solutions, LLC and Biotix Group Holdings, Inc. David holds a B.A. degree from Washington & Lee University.

Theodore B. Lundberg

Partner
Theodore B. Lundberg

Theodore B. Lundberg joined FFC in 2000. He previously worked as a financial analyst at Donaldson, Lufkin and Jenrette (“DLJ”) from 1997 to 2000 with responsibilities in Healthcare Investment Banking. He is a member of the Board of Directors of AeroCare Holdings, Inc., Ancillary Advantage, Inc., Arcadia Healthcare Solutions, LLC, and IC Axon, Inc., and is a Board Observer at AgaMatrix, Inc. and K2M, Inc. Ted holds a B.A. degree from Princeton University.

Ryan C. Kirkpatrick

Principal
Ryan C. Kirkpatrick
Ryan C. Kirkpatrick joined FFC in 2007. Prior to FFC, Ryan was the healthcare analyst at Melleos Capital Management, a New York-based asset management firm investing in public equities. He is currently a member of the Board of Directors of Biotix Group Holdings, Inc. He also served as a Director of former FFC portfolio companies Amerita, Inc. and Ernest Health, Inc. and was an observer of the Board of Vitalize Consulting Solutions. Ryan holds a B.A. degree from Princeton University and an M.B.A. with a focus in Healthcare Management from The Wharton School.

Justin Yang

Principal
Justin Yang

Justin Yang joined FFC in 2006. Prior to FFC, he was a Financial Analyst at UBS Investment Bank from 2004 to 2006 with responsibilities in Healthcare Investment Banking. He is member of the Board of Directors of Medical Depot, Inc. and a Board Observer of Reliant Renal Care, Inc.  Justin holds a B.A. degree from Cornell University.

Michael B. O’Rourke

Associate
Michael B. O’Rourke

Michael B. O’Rourke joined FFC in 2012. Prior to FFC, he was a Financial Analyst and Associate at CIT Group, Inc. from 2007 to 2012 with responsibilities in Healthcare Investment Banking. Michael holds a B.S. degree from the University of Virginia's McIntire School of Commerce.

Nicole Sansone

Chief Financial Officer
Nicole Sansone

Nicole Sansone is the Chief Financial Officer at Ferrer Freeman & Company, LLC. Prior to joining FFC in 2005, she was a Senior Fund Accountant at Bessemer Venture Partners and a Senior Auditor at Deloitte & Touche LLP. Ms. Sansone is a CPA and holds a B.B.A. and an M.B.A. in Accounting from Pace University.

Michelle Larkins

Vice President – Finance & Administration
Michelle Larkins

Michelle Larkins is VP - Finance & Administration at Ferrer Freeman & Company, LLC. Prior to joining FFC in 2001, she was a Senior Finance Associate at MBI, Inc., a direct marketing company. Ms. Larkins holds a B.S. in Accounting and an M.B.A. degree from Fairfield University.

FFC Advisory Board

The current GP Advisory Board consists of active and retired healthcare executives representing each major category of the industry as well as executives from government, healthcare venture capital and healthcare public securities investing. The GP advisory Board provides FFC with strategic guidance on the investment strategy as well as access to deal flow and due diligence perspectives on prospective investments.

Member Relevant Background Expertise
David L. Bernd CEO, Sentara Healthcare Integrated health delivery
James C. Blair Partner at Domain Associates Over 200 biopharmaceutical and device investments
James H. Crook, Jr. Former CEO, IDX Systems Corporation Healthcare information systems and revenue cycle management
Joseph L. Dowling CIO, Brown University Equity asset management in healthcare
James M. Greenwood President and COO, Vision Source; Former CEO, Concentra (FFC I/II) Workers compensation, urgent care, and optometry clinics
Scott Huennekens CEO, Volcano Corporation (FFC II) Medical device and diagnostics
W. Bruce Lunsford Founder, Vencor Inc. Healthcare services to specialized populations
Leslie V. Norwalk Former Acting Administrator, CMS Healthcare policy and regulatory risk
Timothy M. Ring CEO, C.R. Bard. Inc.; Board member Advamed Medical products and supplies
Patrick T. Ryan Former CEO, Broadlane, Inc. and Physicians Dialysis, Inc. (FFC II) Healthcare delivery and distribution service
Anthony H. Wild Former CEO, MedPointe, Inc. (FFC II) Pharmaceuticals