David M. Peterson
David Peterson is a Managing Director with NMS, having joined the firm in 2012 as an Associate. Mr. Peterson is involved in all aspects of origination, execution, managing and exiting the Firm’s investments.
Prior to joining NMS, from 2010 to 2012 Mr. Peterson was an Associate at Waud Capital Partners (“WCP”), a Chicago-based, middle-market private equity firm focused on healthcare and business services investments. During his tenure at WCP, Mr. Peterson was responsible for identifying and evaluating investment opportunities, conducting due diligence and monitoring the firm’s investments.
Prior to joining WCP, Mr. Peterson was an Analyst from 2008 to 2010 in the healthcare investment banking group of Houlihan Lokey in Chicago, where he worked on a variety of M&A transactions and equity and debt financings across many healthcare services sectors, including home health, hospice, long-term care and behavioral health. He started his career as an analyst at Dresner Partners in 2007.
Mr. Peterson serves as a Board member of NMS portfolio companies CBH, ettain, ADM, Omni Eye, CORDENTAL, USFAS and CSD.
Mr. Peterson earned a B.B.A., with high distinction, in Finance and Accounting and a minor in Economics from the University of Michigan in 2007.