Zachary Scott Strengthens Direct Investing Team


Zachary Scott is pleased to announce the hiring of David Working as a Vice President based in Seattle. David will be expanding the firm’s service offerings on behalf of its clients, with a focus on Zachary Scott’s direct investing efforts.

David is rejoining the team, having previously worked at Zachary Scott as an Analyst. Most recently, David was at NovaQuest Capital Management, a healthcare-focused private equity group headquartered in Raleigh, NC. NovaQuest manages over $1.6 billion of assets. As a member of the Private Equity team, David was involved in deal sourcing, opportunity evaluation, transaction execution, portfolio company management, and other general firm operations.

Prior to NovaQuest and his previous turn with Zachary Scott, David spent several years at Lake Partners, a Seattle-based strategy consulting firm. David started his career in academia, pursuing biomedical engineering research.

David holds an MBA from Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business and a BS in Biomedical Engineering from Washington University in St. Louis.

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