Orestes L. Lugo
President and CEO | Board Member
Orestes served most recently as President and CEO at Renal CarePartners, a privately held dialysis company, from 2002 until 2011. Prior, he held the role of CFO at Renex Corp., a publicly held dialysis company, from 1995 until 2000. He also served as CFO of Pacificare of Florida from 1993 until 1995, and originally began in dialysis in 1989 at Home Intensive Care, a publicly held home dialysis and infusion company, where he was the VP of Finance from 1989 until 1993. A CPA, Mr. Lugo started his professional career at Deloitte and Touche, where he worked from 1980 until 1989 as an Audit Senior Manager.
Board Member | Founder
Stefano is a healthcare entrepreneur and co-founder of Healthcare Capital Partners, a London based private equity and corporate finance advisory firm specializing in life sciences and healthcare.
He began his professional career with his family’s group of companies, which included private clinics and diagnostic equipment manufacturing in Italy, France and the United States. In 1999, he founded NephroNet, a chain of independent dialysis centres, which was acquired by Baxter Inc. in 2001.
Since 2007 he has served as CEO of the Renal Services Group, a dialysis services company based in London which he founded.
Stefano is a founder, board member and investor in several healthcare ventures and private equity funds focusing on healthcare investments in Europe and the US including General Genetics Corporation, a US genetic company, and biofficient.com, a biotech e-platform company. He is currently a partner at Boss Group, a global investment firm.
Stefano is a seasoned finance professional that has extensive experience in international finance at major global financial institutions in London and New York. As a private investor, Stefano is active in evaluating, advising and investing in initial stage companies.
Since October 2009, Stefano serves as Executive Vice President and Chief Investment Officer of JGWPT Holdings, LLC (“JGWPT”). JGWPT is the Parent Company to J.G. Wentworth and Peachtree Financial Solutions.
From 2005 to Oct. 2009, Stefano was a Managing Director at Swiss Re Capital Markets Corp. in New York. Prior to that, Stefano spent two years at Natixis in New York and 7 years at Bear Stearns in London. Stefano started his career with Deutsche Bank in London.