Ryan McDonald

Vice President

Stage: Growth Equity

Location: Palo Alto

Ryan focuses on growth equity and late-stage venture investments in healthcare, including healthcare services, healthcare IT, medical devices and digital health. He is actively involved with Norwest’s investments in Blue Cloud, iCardiac, Rivermend Health, and Crossover Health (acquired by Gurnet Point Capital).

Before joining Norwest, Ryan was an investment banking analyst in the Leveraged Finance Group at Bank of America Merrill Lynch. In this role, he analyzed and executed mergers and acquisitions, leveraged buyouts, financings and other business development opportunities across a wide range of industries. Prior to his time at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Ryan co-founded and ran a dietary supplement company.

Ryan obtained a bachelor of science degree in business management, with a concentration in economics, from Babson College.

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