Nick Herro is a Principal with The Chartis Group, a leader in the firm’s Private Equity Advisory and Value-Based Care practices. He leads the diligence efforts within the Private Equity Advisory practice, serving sponsors and portfolio companies through commercial diligence for acquisitions and divestitures. He has more than ten years of management consulting experience working with leading healthcare organizations.
Nick has worked with leading financial sponsors and their portfolio companies across several types of engagements, including commercial diligence for healthcare investments such as managed services providers, software solutions, physician practices (PPMs), home care businesses, hospices, PACE programs, various therapy providers, and others. He has worked with behavioral health services providers, fertility providers, and other healthcare services businesses on strategic exit planning. His value creation experience includes growth planning for national value-based primary care practices, national pharmacy business plan development for a HCBS provider, and hybrid delivery model development for a national LTSS company.
Nick also advises senior leadership at health plans and their Boards on strategic matters. Example engagements include: Enterprise strategy for a large non-profit health plan, strategic options assessment and subsequent transaction on behalf of the Board of a non-profit Blues plan, and the divestiture of targeted health plan assets to a joint venture.
Finally, Nick is a frequent author on subjects related to private equity, value-based care, and health plan growth. He publishes the annual “Medicare Advantage Competitive Enrollment Report” and other firm thought leadership in the space.
Prior to joining the firm, Nick worked at Guidehouse (formerly Navigant) in the Healthcare Strategy group, where he focused on payer strategy and value-based care.
Nick holds a Master of Business Administration from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University. He received his Bachelor of Science in Economics (honors) and Finance from the University Wisconsin – La Crosse where he graduated with highest honors.