David J. Ament
David J. Ament

David J. Ament

Co-CEO, Managing Partner

Dave Ament is a Managing Partner and Co-CEO of Parthenon Capital and is a member of the firm’s Investment Committee. Dave is located in Boston and is Head of the Boston office. He joined Parthenon as a Principal in 2003. Dave has significant experience in the private equity industry and has worked closely with a number of middle-market companies.

Dave is responsible for evaluating and executing new investment opportunities as well as working with existing portfolio companies on various strategic and business initiatives. His investment focus is primarily targeted towards healthcare technology and outsourced solutions. Dave has been involved in a number of portfolio company Board of Directors, including Abeo, Inc., ADESA, Inc., Altegra Health, AmWINS Group, ASG Security, Bracket, Bryant & Stratton College, Eliza Corporation, Envysion, Insurance Auto Auctions, Intermedix Corporation, IWP, MRO, Nuvem, RedCard, RxSense, Smart Data Solutions, Trinity Partners and Zelis.

He is Vice Chair of the Boston Medical Center Health System board of trustees and the former Chair of the Wellsense Health Plan (an affiliate of Boston Medical Center) board of trustees.


Prior to joining Parthenon, Dave was a Principal at Audax Group, a private equity firm focused on middle-market companies, and an investment professional at Apollo Management, a large-cap global private equity firm.


Dave earned his B.A., cum laude, from Harvard College.




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