New York, NY, September 6, 2022 – NMS Capital (“NMS”) announced today a new executive partnership with Pat Rowland to pursue platform investments in the payor services industry, including care coordination, benefits management, cost containment, and employer- sponsored healthcare. Ms. Rowland has joined NMS’s Operating Executive Council (“OEC”), which is comprised of experienced industry leaders and operating executives from outside NMS that work alongside NMS and portfolio company management, bringing their deep industry knowledge, expertise, and relationships to our companies. Together, NMS and Ms. Rowland will actively work to identify, partner with, and build industry leading businesses within the payor services market.
Ms. Rowland is a highly experienced healthcare operator, having served for over 30 years in a variety of advisory and executive roles. Most recently, Ms. Rowland served as an Operating Advisor with Berkshire Partners, where her primary portfolio responsibility was working with Affordable Care, a leading dental service organization. Ms. Rowland had previously served as Chief Strategy Officer at One Call Care Management, a leading a provider of specialty services to the workers’ compensation industry. Prior to One Call, she spent 25 years working for CIGNA across various divisions and business lines, reaching the title of SVP of Strategy reporting to the President of CIGNA Healthcare. Ms. Rowland has served on the Board of Trustees of the University of Richmond since 2004, from where she received an M.B.A. and a B.S. in Biology.
Ms. Rowland commented, “I am excited to be joining NMS’s OEC to identify and build leading payor services businesses. NMS’ extensive knowledge and experience in the payor services sector, coupled with their deliberate, theme-driven approach to investing make them an attractive partner, and I anticipate that this will yield exciting investment opportunities.”
“Pat’s extensive experience and deep understanding of the payor services space cannot be replicated, and she brings unique perspectives to our approach and investment thesis,” said David Peterson, Managing Director at NMS. “We’re thrilled to be working with Pat and look forward to leveraging her perspectives and operational insights as we evaluate and execute on opportunities.”
About NMS Capital
Founded in 2010, NMS Capital is an experienced private equity firm managing assets in excess of $1.4 billion. Since inception, NMS has partnered with management teams in over 100 investments and follow-on acquisitions across defined investment themes within the Business Services and Healthcare Services industries. The firm’s principal strategy is to create long-term value by providing strategic and operational resources to growth-oriented companies led by founders or experienced management teams. NMS has a track record of successfully building industry leading lower middle market companies in defensible and scalable end markets by accelerating organic and acquisition-driven growth. For additional information on NMS, please visit the firm’s website at www.nms-capital.com. Follow NMS Capital on www.linkedin.com/company/nms-capital.
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