Matt Crawford

Member, Verger Board of Managers
Founding Managing Director
PTV Healthcare Capital

Matt founded PTV Healthcare Capital and Serves as its Managing Director. PTV Healthcare Capital is a venture capital firm founded in 2003 to invest in growth opportunities within the healthcare and life sciences spaces and dedicated to enabling healthcare entrepreneurs and supporting global innovation. PTV was recognized as a Preqin Most Consistent Top Performing Private Equity Fund Manager and Most Consistent Top Performing Venture Capital Fund Manager in 2017, and was previously named a Preqin Consistent Performing Venture Capital Fund Manager in 2010 and 2014.

Prior to founding PTV, he was a Partner at Academy Fund, a venture capital firm based in the Research Triangle Park, North Carolina. He has held numerous positions in finance over his thirty-year career, including private equity, venture capital, and banking, offering his strength as a leader and entrepreneur to these industries.

Matt has served on numerous public and private boards throughout his career, including those of several non-profit institutions, such as the Children’s Council for the Dell Children’s Medical Center Foundation, and the Rise School of Austin. He currently serves on the Executive Committee for The University of Texas Chancellor’s Council, is on the Board of Trustees at Wake Forest University, and is a member of the Board of Directors of Wake Forest University Health Sciences.

Matt holds a BA and MBA from Wake Forest University.