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 boards of Northfield Medical and Solis Mammography, which are Frazier portfolio companies.
Before joining Frazier Healthcare, from 2004 to 2009, Grotting served as chief executive officer of Ascent Healthcare Solutions, which was acquired by Stryker Corporation in 2009. 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 in 2003. Prior to Ascent and Bridge, he 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 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.