Michael Kelly Associates names Global Healthcare Partner in New York
Michael Kelly Associates, a provider of executive search, corporate governance consulting and leadership services to leading corporations, has hired Rosanne Ott as a senior financial services healthcare executive to assist healthcare clients in the selection, integration and development of senior leaders.
Ms Ott has over 25 years of professional leadership experience in the fields of corporate healthcare, investment research, portfolio / fund management, and as a military officer. Having built, developed and led industry teams in sales and training development at both Johnson & Johnson (NYSE: JNJ) and Sulzermedica, she has strong operational acumen. Subsequent to her corporate healthcare work, she became a medical device research analyst at Piper Jaffray & Co. (NYSE: PJC) and later, senior equity analyst at Lehman Brothers, responsible for orthopedic devices and life sciences. More recently she devoted the majority of her 15-year investment research and portfolio management career working at Fred Alger Management, a privately owned investment management firm. As an equity research analyst, she spent nearly a decade developing long-term views and near-term catalysts in the healthcare industry for investment purposes. Her work included detailed scrutiny across all healthcare sectors and individual security research. Later, she was promoted to Senior Vice President and for five years was Portfolio Manager of the Alger Health Sciences Fund (AHSAX: Morningstar 4 and 5 star rated during her tenure).
Prior to joining Michael Kelly Associates, she was founder of Highground Capital Management, LLC, providing advisory expertise to healthcare and financial services companies. As a result of her industry knowledge and expertise in these areas she has been a guest speaker on CNBC and quoted in many leading financial news resources including The Wall Street Journal, Barron’s, Fortune, and Business Week.
Ms Ott is a graduate of the United States Military Academy, West Point, NY, earning a Bachelor of Science degree, and Harvard Business School’s Advanced Management Program (AMP). She served on active duty in the U.S. Army as an aviator. She commanded the crews of special mission Blackhawk helicopter teams in combat, during Operation Desert Storm. Rosanne rose to the rank of Captain, was awarded the Air Medal among other honors, and served with distinction during a decade of active and reserve status.
Ms Ott serves as an Advisor-at-Large with the West Point Association of Graduates (WPAOG) Board of Directors. She also serves on various committees on behalf of the WPAOG Board including Finance and Thayer Award Committees. She continues to mentor and advise young men and women seeking admission to the United States Military Academy and sponsors current cadets as part of an ongoing mentorship program at the Academy.
“Given her experience as an Army officer with combat experience, Rose has a strong background in leadership,” says Michael Kelly, President of Michael Kelly Associates. “As a former portfolio manager investing in healthcare companies across all market caps, public and private, Rosanne has a deep understanding of successful management teams and corporate governance within organizations. Her knowledge and experience will strongly benefit our clients.”
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