Join us for a lively panel discussion on how growth capital could benefit your business

Tuesday, March 22nd from 5:00pm – 7:00pm
at the historic Wheeler Mansion
2020 S Calumet Ave, Chicago, IL 60616
Walking distance from the AAOS at McCormick Place

At the completion of this event, participants will understand:

  1. 1. What types of investors provide growth capital
  2. 2. The qualification criteria used by investors to select growth capital recipients
  3. 3. Expectations investors have regarding the use of growth capital
  4. 4. The on-going relationship between growth capital providers and recipients
  5. 5. The extent to which non-dilutive growth debt is an option to growth capital
  6. 6. The limitations on “cash out” with growth capital investment

Our Speakers:

Alex Greely

Alex Greeley
Partner – Linden Capital Partners

Alex Greeley has been involved in principal investing and investment banking since 2008. Prior to Linden, he was a Principal at Blackstone where he sourced, evaluated and executed transactions across various industries on behalf of its Tactical Opportunities Funds. Mr. Greeley began his career at Citigroup where he was part of the M&A Group and also held investment roles at First Reserve Corporation and Oaktree Capital Management.

Mr. Greeley holds a Bachelor of Arts in Economics, cum laude, from Harvard College and an MBA from Harvard Business School.

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J. Carter McNabb
Managing Partner – RC Capital

Carter joined RCC in 1999 and leads the Firm’s healthcare investing practice. He has been instrumental in setting the firm’s healthcare strategy and establishing credibility within the healthcare vertical.

Previously, Carter worked in marketing and business development for Home Technology Healthcare, a comprehensive home healthcare company offering nursing, DME, infusion therapy and hospice services. Home Technology Healthcare was private equity financed by Continental Illinois and acquired by Integrated Health Services in 1997. As the 1998 recipient of the Bradford Fellowship for achievements in corporate finance, Carter worked in equity research at J.C. Bradford & Co. while attending business school at Vanderbilt.

Carter has achieved numerous highly profitable exits in healthcare services and medical technology, including Suros Surgical Systems, Bolder Surgical, Accelecare, SurgiQuest, OrthoHelix, Invivodata, PerfectServe, TissueTech and Orthoscan. He currently serves on the boards of Q’Apel, Nico, OrthAlign, Spineology and Catalyst Orthoscience. Carter is also an independent board member of UC Health, the largest academic medical center in Southwest Ohio.

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Eric B. Timko
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer – OrthAlign, Inc.

Eric Timko has over 25 years of experience in the medical industry. Most recently, he was President and CEO of Blue Belt Technologies, which was acquired by Smith and Nephew in January of 2016. Eric joined Blue Belt in August 2011 and lead the company from development stage to a commercially driven organization achieving over $10 million in revenues in its first full year of commercialization.

Prior to joining Blue Belt, Eric served as President and CEO of NeuroVasx, Inc., President of Carl Zeiss Surgical, Inc., and as Vice President of Siemens Medical Systems, Inc.

Eric possesses a proven track record in building an effective and profitable organization and brings vast experience in medical technologies at both the start-up and commercial stages and across many specialties such as orthopaedics, neurosurgery, and ophthalmology. He also serves on the Boards of iotaMotion, Nico Corporation, and the Palmetto Chapter of the Folds of Honor Foundation.

For further information or questions, please email Daniel Greene at



The Wheeler Mansion – a Chicago landmark – originally built in 1870 as a home to a successful banker and President of The Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT), Calvin T. Wheeler. During Wheeler’s tenure, the CBOT served as a central meeting place for buyers and sellers of agriculture products to negotiate prices, contracts, and grow business.

Fitting that today in Wheeler’s home, buyers and sellers come to together to discuss commerce and investment strategies to scale business.

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(Approximately a 5-minute walk from McCormick Place)