Edgar D. “Ned” Jannotta Jr. is a private investor and a former principal and managing director of GTCR. From 1998 to 2011, Mr. Jannotta served as a principal at the firm. He also served as co-head of GTCR’s healthcare group from 2000 to 2007 and as managing principal of the firm from 2003 to 2007. During Mr. Jannotta’s time at GTCR, the firm invested more than $7.5 billion in over 100 companies and delivered exceptional returns for its limited partners.
Prior to his time at GTCR, Mr. Jannotta worked from 1988 to 1998 as a managing director in the private equity investing group of William Blair Capital Partners in Chicago. During that time, Mr. Jannotta and his partners successfully invested two funds totaling more than $250 million. Before his time at William Blair, Mr. Jannotta served as a financial analyst at Salomon Brothers in New York and London.
Since retiring from GTCR in 2011, Mr. Jannotta formed Warwick Capital Partners to co-invest his personal and family capital in private businesses and real estate. He currently serves as a director for three of those businesses: Alcyone Lifesciences, Arthromeda, and C3HealthcareRX. Mr. Jannotta also serves as a director and member for the executive committee of the Teton County Search and Rescue Foundation, and he previously devoted his time to serving as a director and treasurer of the Greater Yellowstone Coalition in Montana.
Mr. Jannotta received his bachelor’s degree in politics from Princeton University in 1982 and attained his MBA from Harvard Business School in 1986. He has been married to his wife, Erika Pearsall, for 30 years, and the couple have three children: Alexandra, 26, Maxwell, 24, and Samantha, 21.