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Taylor Leavitt is Managing Partner and CEO of Leavitt Equity Partners. He received an MBA from the UCLA Anderson School of Business and graduated magna cum laude from Utah State University with degrees in finance, economics, and international business. Taylor brings nearly 20 years of healthcare and finance experience and has been responsible for managing and executing the overall mission of LEP, its investment activities, and subsequent performance.

Before Leavitt Equity Partners, Taylor launched and led Leavitt Partners’ (the consulting firm) Equity Practice which advised both private equity and hedge funds on healthcare investment opportunities and industry dynamics. Prior to joining Leavitt Partners, Taylor worked for ZARS Pharma, a venture capital funded pharmaceutical company, engaged in corporate acquisitions, licensing and business development operations. While at ZARS, he identified and executed strategic corporate transactions on a global basis, including mergers and acquisitions and IP and technology licenses.

Taylor enjoys spending time with his family, including supporting his four daughters’ dance activities.