Managing Partner – Chief Executive Officer
Jonathan has more than 40 years of entrepreneurial experience in healthcare business development, sales, marketing, mergers, and acquisitions. Jonathan joined Paragon Ventures in 1999 as a Managing Partner and became CEO in 2004. Paragon Ventures has successfully completed over 200 M&A advisory transactions in 44 states across the USA. In 1979 Jonathan founded PRN – The As Needed Company, a capital equipment rental and asset management services company and a master distributor for MEDIQ, Inc. Jonathan later founded Medtech Biomedical Services Inc. a biomedical equipment maintenance and repair business. Medtech was subsequently merged with PRN and in 1990 the combined companies were sold to Kinetic Concepts, Inc. (KCI) an international healthcare company (now known as Acelity). The merged companies were then sold to MEDIQ, Inc. in 1994. Today, the business resides within Hill-Rom, formerly a Hillenbrand Industries company.
Jonathan also co-founded Associated Resource Management Services, LLC (ARMS), a capital asset management firm serving hospitals, nursing homes, and home healthcare providers nationally.
Jonathan is a member of the American Marketing Association, American College of Healthcare Executives, Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation and the Healthcare Information Management Systems Society. Jonathan frequently writes articles for healthcare trade journals, newsletters and presents seminars on asset management, business development, mergers, and acquisitions. He has guest lectured on healthcare marketing practices at Baruch College and provides course materials to the Harvard Business School’s M&A program on Entrepreneurialism Through Acquisitions.