David Gregorka is an independent consultant that has been providing his expert advice to Baird Capital since 2013. He works with our Healthcare team, providing strategic advice to the General Partner of the partnerships, assists with our evaluation of investment opportunities and works with our team to build value within the existing portfolio. In addition, in select situations, Dave may be engaged directly by portfolio companies in Board roles and/or as a direct consultant to those companies.
Dave is an experienced executive and entrepreneur who has successfully taken multiple businesses from start-up to commercial success. He is an active member of the Michigan entrepreneurial community, including his work with Michigan’s sponsored research universities to improve and expand their technology transfer talent networks and effectiveness. Dave was previously a co-founder of HealthMedia and held various roles, including the company’s Chief Financial Officer and Operations VP. Following HealthMedia’s (now called Wellness & Prevention, Inc.) sale to Johnson & Johnson in 2008, Dave was responsible for various functions, including intellectual property, compliance, technical and data center operations, quality assurance, customer support and related management functions, and was a member of the Executive Management Team. In prior roles he was on the executive management teams of a start-up company that developed tools for managing large data sets and an international public health and environment standards and certification organization. He serves as a member of the Oversight Committee for the University of Michigan Translation and Commercialization for Life Sciences Program (U-M MTRAC), the State of Michigan Advisory Board of Examiners and on several emerging company advisory boards. Dave has an MBA and MS degree from the University of Michigan, and a BS from the University of Rochester.
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