Excellere Partners Announces Promotions

Denver, CO – January 13, 2020. Excellere Partners, a leading Denver-based private equity firm specializing in partnering with entrepreneurs and management teams through recapitalizations and management buyouts, is pleased to announce the promotion of Eric Mattson to Partner, Ross Gundry to Principal and Mike Forsyth to Vice President.

“Eric, Ross and Mike have been key members of our team and have contributed greatly to the success of Excellere, and my partners and I are thrilled to announce their promotions,” said Brad Cornell, Managing Partner at Excellere Partners. “These three professionals have provided a tremendous amount of value-add to Excellere, and continue to demonstrate exceptional leadership, commitment and determination in advancing the common goals of the firm. We thank them for their efforts and we look forward to their continued achievements and growth within the firm in their new positions.”

Eric leads the firm’s origination efforts and joined Excellere in 2014 as a Principal, bringing over 25 years of merger and acquisition, strategic consulting and senior operations experience. He serves on the Board of Directors of Parcelshield Holdings, and prior to its sale, TL Life Sciences Solutions (Two Labs Pharma Services). Ross joined the firm in 2016 and has over 12 years of experience supporting entrepreneurs in private equity investments, operations and financing in emerging growth companies. Ross primarily focuses on healthcare and business services opportunities, with a specialization in (i) IT and cybersecurity, (ii) compliance and regulatory risk management, and (iii) healthcare business services. He currently sits on the Board of Directors at ADVENT and Medlogix. Mike Forsyth joined Excellere in 2016 as an Associate and was subsequently promoted to Senior Associate in 2018. He has been a key contributor on portfolio companies TL Life Sciences Solutions (Two Labs Pharma Services) prior to its sale, and G2 Integrated solutions as well as a member of the healthcare business services industry team.

About Excellere Partners
Excellere Partners is a Denver-based private equity firm with $1.36 billion of committed capital across three funds, and specializes in partnering with entrepreneurs and management teams through recapitalizations and management buyouts. The Firm employs a proven research-driven, top down investment strategy, and supports its entrepreneurs and management teams with a proprietary value creation process designed to enhance corporate and operational infrastructure for scalability and growth. Excellere’s investments are focused on emerging growth companies positioned to benefit from industry consolidation and favorable macro-economic and demographic trends. The Firm’s targeted industry sectors include Healthcare Services, industrial technology and services, and business services. For more information about Excellere, please visit

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