Matthew C. Pettit, Founding Partner

Matthew Pettit founded Seven Hills Capital in order to bring a unique long-term operating perspective to healthcare services investing.

Prior to forming Seven Hills, Matt founded Ascend Dermatology with the goal of creating an organization that provides world-class, compassionate care to dermatology patients and offers a unique succession planning vehicle for dermatology practice owners. Matt served as the CEO of Ascend where he oversaw operations, the construction of a corporate team and associated back office support center, and all financial functions. Additionally, Matt led business development sourcing and the execution of several add-on-acquisitions. Ascend merged into Forefront Dermatology in 2016.

Matt developed his passion for healthcare after being involved with several successful ventures as an investor and advisor while at Beecken Petty O’Keefe and Company and Piper Jaffray. He worked with companies in the healthcare information technology, practice management, staffing, infusion and home health sectors. Matt has also made personal investments in the healthcare space, targeting primarily outpatient services and personal wellness. Matt currently serves on the Board of Directors of The VersiCare Group and Reliable Medical Supply. In conjunction with his personal investing, Matt served on the Board of Directors of LYFE Kitchen.

Matt received his M.B.A. from the University of Chicago and his Masters in accounting and B.S. from The Ohio State University.  Matt lives with his wife and two sons in Chicago’s northern suburbs.

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