Patrick D. Walsh
Patrick, who joined as an Operating Partner in 2018, is CEO of Ampersand portfolio company, Avista Pharma Solutions. He has extensive experience directing pharmaceutical manufacturing operations on a global scale in parenteral, API, specialty pharmaceutical, formulation, manufacturing and analytical contract development organizations, and has served as Chairman, Non-Executive Chairman and a company Director in twelve (12) organizations. Prior to Avista, Patrick was CEO of AAIPharma Services, where he led the successful growth strategy culminating in the sale of the company for a 4.6 times return on invested capital. Prior executive roles include CEO roles in several life science companies and President & COO of Gensia-Sicor. Patrick holds a degree in General Studies Lewis & Clark College.