Jay Zeidman, Managing Partner
Mr. Zeidman serves as the Managing Partner of Resolute Venture Partners. Before joining RVP, Mr. Zeidman was the Director of Business Development for U.S. Capital Advisors and served as an aide to President George W. Bush at the White House. Mr. Zeidman serves on the Board of Children's Memorial Hermann Hospital, the Small Business Advisory Task Force for the State of Texas, the Emancipation Park Conservancy, and the Houston First Corporation. He received his undergraduate degree in Economics and Political Science from TCU, where he also served as Student Body President, and his M.B.A. from the Jesse Jones Graduate School of Business at Rice University.
Mr. McWhorter is co-founder and CEO of Clayton Associates. Previously, he served as Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of Medical Reimbursements of America, as well as Vice President of Managed Care and Acquisitions at OrthoLink. Mr. McWhorter is an active angel investor, having co-founded Altitude Ventures and Bullpen Ventures. He currently serves as Chairman of the Board of Directors of Medical Reimbursements of America and Blood:Water Mission, and as a member of the Board of Directors of 247Sports, Haven, MedEquities, FirstBank of Tennessee, Lee Company and the Tennessee Business Roundtable.
Mr. Kloess is a co-founder of Nashville-based healthcare consulting group FKP Advisors and Chairman of the Advisory Board for Resolute Venture Partners. He previously served as President of the TriStar Division of HCA with 20 hospitals and 10 surgery centers across TN, KY, and GA. Altogether, Mr. Kloess has more than 30 years of health care leadership experience, including roles as COO of American Pathology Resources, CEO of Centennial Medical Center, and CEO of Conroe Regional Medical Center in Texas. He is also the former Chairman of the Tennessee Hospital Association.
Mr. Gibbs is a Managing Partner at Altitude Ventures and serves on the Investment Committee for Resolute Venture Partners. Prior to this role, he identified and managed early-stage equity investments at Clayton Associates. Mr. Gibbs serves on numerous corporate boards including the Nashville HealthCare Leadership Council, Clarus Care, and Ballparc, as well as the investment committee for Jumpstart Foundry and Bullpen Ventures. Before joining Clayton Associates, he served as an aide to President George W. Bush at The White House. Mr. Gibbs recently received the Governor Winfield Dunn Award for philanthropic leadership. He received his undergraduate degree in Economics from Vanderbilt University.
Mr. Bovender is a Managing Partner at Altitude Ventures and serves on the Investment Committee for Resolute Venture Partners. Prior to this role, he was a hospital administrator in HCA’s TriStar division. He has a background as an I.T. project manager for HCA. Mr. Bovender manages investments for his family’s portfolio. He serves on several for-profit and non-profit boards, including the Nashville Public Library Foundation and The Land Trust for Tennessee. Mr. Bovender received his undergraduate degree from Syracuse University and his M.B.A. with a Certificate in Health Sector Management from Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business.
Mr. King currently serves as an Associate for Resolute Venture Partners and Altitude Ventures. In this role he is primarily responsible for managing the fund’s deal sourcing and initial vetting processes, in addition to other due diligence activities. Prior to joining Resolute, Mr. King served on the campaign staff of U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander, on the 2012 Presidential transition team for Gov. Mitt Romney, and at the Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development. He received a BBA in Entrepreneurship from Belmont University.
Ms. Hindy currently serves as an Analyst for Resolute Venture Partners and Altitude Ventures. In this role she is primarily responsible for the initial research, sourcing, and vetting of potential investments. Prior to joining Resolute Venture Partners, Ms. Hindy worked for three startup companies while receiving a BBA in Finance and Entrepreneurship from Belmont University.