Derek Schmidt

Managing Director at Concord Health Partners

Mr. Schmidt has more than 19 years of experience in investments across both the public and private markets, with over 9 years of dedicated healthcare investment experience.

Prior to joining Concord, he served as the Director of Private Equity for Marquette Associates where he directed private equity and venture capital program construction, including manager selection, co-investment and secondary deployment. He was also Chair of the alternative investment committee and a member of the OCIO committee. He was responsible for investment manager due diligence and investment performance across all private equity and venture capital programs.

Prior to Marquette Associates, Mr. Schmidt worked as an Equity Analyst at Piper Jaffray and a Global Associate at William Blair, with a focus on investing across the healthcare sector. He previously worked within private markets at Huron Consulting in their transaction advisory group, where he assisted both for-profit and not-for-profit healthcare systems with their healthcare service and facility acquisitions.

Mr. Schmidt holds a B.S.B.A. in business finance from The Ohio State University. He is a CFA® charterholder and a member of the CFA Institute and the CFA Society of Chicago as well as a CAIA charterholder and member of the CAIA Association®. He currently serves on the board of the Center Foundation for Anixter Center and sits on both the Investment Committee and Finance Committee for Anixter Center.


  • Managing Director

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