Dan Davis has six years of private equity experience. Before joining RiverGlade Capital, Dan was a Vice President at The Thurston Group, a private equity firm based in Chicago focused on investing in healthcare services companies. During his tenure at Thurston, he was responsible for originating, evaluating and executing investment opportunities. Dan focused on growth equity investments, with a particular emphasis on Dental Service Organizations (DSOs), and helped clients in a variety of stages develop strategic growth plans and improve operational efficiency. His past healthcare investment experience includes Smiles Dental, SmileDoctors and Pinnacle Dental.
Previously, Dan was a senior consultant at Navigation Economics (formerly Chicago Partners) and worked at UBS Financial Services. Prior to that, he was an infantry officer in the United States Marine Corps where he served three combat tours in Iraq as a platoon commander and executive officer.
Dan is a board member of Chicago’s Marine Corps Law Enforcement Foundations (MC-LEF). He earned a BS in Political Science from the US Naval Academy and an MBA from The University of Chicago Booth School of Business.
Dan resides in Chicago with his wife and son.