Greg Hackney formed Kiron Capital in 2009 after selling a healthcare software business that he founded. Greg started Kiron to acquire middle market healthcare and business services companies. Our team comprises a highly experienced group of operators and investment professionals. We are a committed partner to entrepreneurs and executive management teams, helping them accelerate profitable growth and achieve the next level of success. Our domain expertise in middle market healthcare, business services and software industries. We create long-term value and accelerate growth organically and through M&A. Kiron has a successful track record investing and realizing over $180 million in 13 proprietary deals. Kiron Capital invests its own capital and we also partner with institutional and family office co-investors.
Kiron Capital executives are comprised of highly experienced operators and investment professionals. We are a committed partner to entrepreneurs and executive management teams, helping them accelerate profitable growth and achieve the next level of success. Our executives are listed below.
CEO, MANAGING PARTNER
Greg is a Managing Partner at Kiron Capital. He has served as a founder, executive, and consultant to many successful healthcare companies over the past two decades. Greg founded, acquired and sold over 17 companies. In addition to driving the strategic direction, his responsibilities include leading the sales, marketing and financial direction of Kiron’s portfolio companies. While a Partner at Kiron, Greg also stepped in as CEO of MediGain, a healthcare revenue cycle management company which he helped to grow tenfold in four years. Prior to MediGain, Greg served as CEO of Superior Global, a healthcare document management company. Prior to that, he was founder, CEO and an early pioneer in healthcare speech understanding and data extraction at Expresiv Technologies, which was acquired by 3M. Greg attended the University of Texas at Austin for undergraduate studies, where he majored in Japanese and Information Systems, and attended Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) for graduate studies in Business Management and Economics.
Ed Hrvatin PARTNER, CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER
Ed Hrvatin is part of the senior executive team at Kiron Capital and is responsible for mergers & acquisitions and management of Kiron’s portfolio investments. Ed is acting CEO of Kiron’s home healthcare platform and CFO at Hi-Tech Health. Ed has over 25 years of business and investment experience. Prior to Kiron, Ed was with GE Capital where he was Chief Marketing Officer in GE’s private equity business. He also led business development for a private investment firm and a start-up private equity fund. Ed has extensive operating experience in engineering, finance, marketing, sales and business development working with healthcare services, technology, aerospace, industrial and distribution companies. Ed received his MBA in Corporate Finance from the Lubin School of Business, Pace University, and BS, Magna Cum Laude, Mechanical Engineering from New York Institute of Technology.
Michael McAlpin is an entrepreneur, executive, film producer and IT architect with over 20 years of solutions delivery in both healthcare and technology systems. Michael worked for a number of companies including Accenture,
DirecTV, Chase, and Verizon, before starting his own software company in 2010. He has since co-founded two other successful software ventures and serves on the board for several growing companies. Michael has has been a part of 6 successful exits and enjoys the operations of the build and ramp up. Michael’s is primarily focused on healthcare and technology but his experience ranges from investments in skilled nursing facilities in Georgia to the feature films Waffle Street (2015) and Miss Arizona (2019). Michael has an Masters in Business Administration and Sustainability from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and lives in southern California where he enjoys sailing, snowboarding, and traveling with his wife and four children.
MD, MBA, FAAOS, CHIEF OPERATIONS OFFICER
Julie Grosvenor is an experienced physician leader relocating from Southern Maine. She led a dynamic period of surgical volume growth, integration, and bariatric and robotic program development in Perioperative Services. She is dedicated to high-quality health care and great patient and surgeon experience. A graduate of Washington University Medical School, she trained in Orthopaedic Surgery at George Washington University in DC. For nearly two decades, she practiced general orthopaedic surgery in Southern Maine and served in Medical Staff Office and Surgical Services leadership positions. She recently completed her MBA program at MIT.
Andrei is a seasoned professional boasting a two-decade-long career in investment banking and high-ranking roles in large corporations. His journey began in the London and Moscow branches of Morgan Stanley, where he dedicated eight years to guiding sovereign and corporate clients through financing, rating advisory, debt restructuring, LBO, and M&A. Following this, he devoted a decade to serving as CFO and CEO for firms in the Russian transportation sector, steering them through pivotal change management and turnaround transformations.
In a recent endeavor, Andrei acquired an executive MBA from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and embarked on a journey to privately counsel clients on crafting growth strategies. At Kiron, Andrei collaborates closely with the management teams of portfolio companies, leveraging Kiron’s expertise in financing and marketing to expedite the implementation of their strategies. Beyond his professional pursuits, Andrei is passionate about northern sailing, tennis, and snowboarding. He finds immense joy in nurturing his three wonderful children.