Mr. Carthy is the Managing Partner of Orion Equity Partners, LLC, a healthcare venture capital management and advisory firm co-founded by Mr. Carthy in 2008. Prior to founding Orion, Mr. Carthy was a Venture Partner and General Partner at Oxford Bioscience Partners, an early stage venture capital firm that provides equity financing and management assistance to companies within the life sciences, technology, energy and healthcare sectors. From 1998 until 2000, Mr. Carthy served as the Biotechnology Portfolio Manager at Morningside Ventures where he focused on early stage private equity investments. Previously, he was Chief Business Officer of Cubist Pharmaceuticals and Senior Director of Business Development at Vertex Pharmaceuticals. Mr. Carthy served as a member of the board of the New England Venture Capital Association from 2006 until 2013 and was listed on the Forbes Midas List in 2009 as one of the leading venture capitalists. He received a Bachelor of Chemical Engineering from the University College Dublin, Ireland, a Master of Science in Chemical Engineering from the University of Missouri and a Master of Business Administration from the Harvard Graduate School of Business Administration.
Bob Dean, HCCP, NAHP-e
ADVISOR TO ORION EQUITY PARTNERS LLC
Bob Dean is the CEO of Metonic Real Estate Solutions, a real estate investment company located in Omaha, Nebraska. In his role, he leads all aspects of Metonic, including strategy, development, acquisition and disposition. Under his leadership, Metonic has achieved portfolio returns including a 12% average cash yield and a 20% estimated net investor IRR. Since 2009, Dean has led efforts to acquire and asset manage over 9,000 residential apartment units and nearly 2MM square feet of commercial and retail properties with a combined market valuation of nearly $900MM. Before becoming CEO of Metonic, he spent nearly 25 years in various leadership positions at Seldin Company including President and CEO. Bob currently holds Real Estate licenses in Nebraska, Iowa, Indiana, Illinois and Oklahoma, as well as HCCP and NAHP-e certifications. He previously served as President of the Affordable Housing Management Association (AHMA) of Iowa and Nebraska and has been a licensed Real Estate Instructor since 1992.
Daniel L Wheeler, P.E.
ADVISOR TO ORION EQUITY PARTNERS LLC
Dan Wheeler is the President of Target Management & Leasing. Dan’s professional career of 30+ years includes construction of more than $200,000,000.00 in commercial, industrial and medical facilities in Ohio, Indiana and Florida. His focus and priority has always been adding value and providing solutions for investors and partners, as well as providing excellent service to the tenants in the buildings that are under management. Dan’s experience as both an owner and a manager provides the insight and the ability needed to achieve the goals and objectives of both ownership and tenants by delivering a quality asset time after time. Dan is both a Civil and Structural engineer. He is proficient with AutoCAD and has the ability to provide an array of design solutions for anything from space planning and working drawings to site and building planning. His expertise in the field of design along with his experience in construction and real estate has paid dividends to ownership and tenants. Dan Wheeler is a developer, engineer, property manager, broker, and owner of real estate. Under Dan’s direction, these credentials have built Target Management’s ability to understand the larger picture and deliver a quality commercial real estate asset for owners and a professional leasing experience for small and large companies alike.