John Grotting joined Frazier Healthcare in 2010 as an operating partner, working with the firm’s growth equity team to identify investment opportunities in health care outsourcing, manufacturing and services. As a senior advisor, he currently serves on the board of Northfield Medical.
Before joining Frazier Healthcare, Grotting served as CEO of Ascent Healthcare Solutions, which was acquired by Stryker Corporation. Ascent and Grotting were recognized as “Innovator of the Year” at the 2010 private equity Healthcare Innovation Conference. Prior to Ascent, Grotting served as chairman and CEO of Bridge Medical, Inc., a medical software company focused on eliminating preventable medication, lab specimen and blood transfusion errors in hospitals; it was acquired by AmerisourceBergen. He previously served in senior executive positions at Minnesota-based Allina Health System and Oregon-based Legacy Health System.
He has served on numerous corporate and community boards, and is currently on the board of Solis Mammography. He is also a regent at St. Olaf College.
Grotting earned a master’s degree in hospital and health care management from the University of Minnesota and a bachelor’s degree in economics from St. Olaf College in Northfield, Minn.