Rick McKellar

Director, Paladin Healthcare Capital

Michael Richard (Rick) McKellar, is a Senior Associate at Stanton Road Capital, a Los Angeles-based private equity firm specializing in middle market healthcare acquisitions. Mr. McKellar oversees diligence and underwriting of potential acquisitions with a particular focus on financial modeling. Prior to joining Stanton Road, Mr. McKellar spent three years at Paladin Healthcare where is conducted financial diligence of potential hospital acquisition and supported the operations of six community hospitals.

Mr. McKellar started his career as a researcher in the field of healthcare policy with Harvard’s Department of Health Care Policy, the University of Michigan, and Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. He has published ten papers in top-rated journals on topics ranging from geographic variation in healthcare spending to the economics of antibiotic-resistant pathogens. Mr. McKellar holds a Master of Health Service Administration from the University of Michigan and a Bachelor of Arts in economics from Harvard College.

“The most valuable experience during my time with V-BID was visiting Washington D.C. to promote the expansion of V-BID into Medicare Advantage plans.”