Council Capital, a Nashville-based healthcare private equity firm that utilizes its unique CEO Council business model to attract leading management teams and portfolio companies, announced today the addition of a dedicated Business Development Team.  This team will manage the increased volume of inbound inquiries about partnering with Council Capital, identify and network in key markets positioned for growth and build upon Council Capital’s proactive approach towards identifying investment opportunities.

Jon L’Heureux will serve as Senior Vice President of Business Development.  Jon has nearly 20 years in development roles within healthcare, most recently as VP, Development for Surgical Care Affiliates, (SCA), where he focused on acquiring physician owned hospitals.  Previous to his time at SCA, he served as VP of Strategic Accounts overseeing development efforts for national health care systems, channel partners and other strategic alignment strategies.  Jon graduated from the University of Kansas with a degree in Business Administration.  He has been living and working in the Nashville Healthcare market since 2008.

Kim Hruby will serve as Director of Business Development to lead outbound marketing efforts for the firm.  Hruby has over 13 years of experience in healthcare and 25+ years in varying sales and business development roles. Kim has been responsible for directing and managing major sales pipeline development strategies across healthcare, with an emphasis on targeted outreach and sales support.  Hruby earned her BA from the University of Arizona.

“The addition of Jon and Kim, two experienced and exceptionally successful healthcare business development leaders, to the Council Capital team is an important step in continuing the growth and development of our firm. By creating a dedicated business development team, we will introduce our CEO Council business model to many more great companies and high caliber management teams that will positively impact healthcare change,” stated Grant Jackson, Managing General Partner. Over the past 16 years, the Council Capital investment team has led 27 healthcare-related investments and has an extensive track record of successfully investing in healthcare and assisting portfolio companies in expanding their vision and achieving their potential.

Jon can be reached by phone at 615-327-0388 or by email at

Kim can be reached by phone at 615-800-6964 or by email at

About Council Capital

Council Capital is a Nashville-based healthcare private equity firm with approximately $300 million of capital under management that utilizes its unique CEO Council business model to attract leading management teams and portfolio companies. Council has a longstanding history of successfully partnering with healthcare companies that will benefit from its CEO Council business model, a distinct value proposition that offers exclusive access to a top-tier group of 34 industry-leading CEOs and several strategic healthcare investors. Council Capital’s strategy involves utilizing the firm’s extensive healthcare operating and transaction experience, strategic resources and industry relationships to drive enhanced long-term sustainable growth and increase value for the exceptional companies that it partners with.

Council Capital makes control and minority investments in fast-growing healthcare companies, targeting firms with enterprise values between $10-50 million. The proceeds from our investments are used to provide shareholder liquidity or to fund key growth initiatives, including organic growth or acquisitions. The firm seeks investments on the “right side of healthcare” where growth will accelerate as cost pressure and quality demands increase. For more details, please visit

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