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July 13, 2023

Cressey & Company Welcomes Dean Rosen to its Distinguished Executives Council

CHICAGO, IL – July 13, 2023 – Cressey & Company LP (“Cressey”), a private investment firm focused on building leading healthcare services and information technology businesses, is pleased to announce that Dean Rosen has joined Cressey’s Distinguished Executives Council (“DEC”). Mr. Rosen, who is one of Washington’s foremost experts on the United States healthcare system, will provide strategic guidance to Cressey on a part-time basis on policy, regulatory, and reimbursement matters.

Mr. Rosen founded the healthcare practice at Mehlman Consulting (“Melhman”) two decades ago, after serving in several senior roles and on various committees in both the Senate and the House. Mehlman is a leading bipartisan government relations firm that helps its clients shape national policy and navigate the transformational changes currently taking place in the nation’s healthcare system.

“We are proud to announce Dean as an outstanding addition to our continuously expanding Distinguished Executives Council,” said Peter Ehrich, Partner at Cressey. “Dean’s extraordinary experience is a great fit for Cressey, and we are fortunate to have one of the country’s leading experts on healthcare policy and administration as a member of our DEC.”

Before Mehlman, Mr. Rosen served as the Chief Healthcare Advisor to former U.S. Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist (R-TN), Staff Director for the Senate Subcommittee on Public Health, and Majority Counsel for the House Ways and Means Health Subcommittee, among other senior roles in Congress. Over the course of his public service career, he helped shape and steer the passage of landmark healthcare legislation, including President George W. Bush’s initiative to help combat global HIV/AIDS and the 2003 law providing prescription drug benefits to Medicare beneficiaries.


About Cressey & Company LP

Cressey & Company LP is a private investment firm focused on building leading healthcare services and information technology businesses. With a history spanning 40 years, the Cressey team is one of the most experienced and successful in the healthcare private equity field.