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Mike Gaffney

Managing Director

Michael Gaffney brings broad investing, strategy, and operating experience developed over a thirty-year professional career, including 20 board roles and assessment of over 2,500 companies. His track record in driving change, growth, and value creation coupled with outstanding interpersonal and negotiation skills allow him to develop strong advisory relationships with investors and senior executives. His deep healthcare insights and relationships enable Bancroft Group’s value creation across provider, payor, product, distribution, and technology segments.

Previously, Mike was a co-founder of EDG Partners, LLC, a healthcare-focused private equity firm, and a partner at Allied Capital (NYSE: ALD) where he led the healthcare investment strategy. Before Allied, Mr. Gaffney was a consultant at McKinsey & Co., Inc. and a United States Navy Submarine Officer. Mr. Gaffney received a Master of Arts from Oxford University, where he was a Rhodes Scholar, and a Bachelor of Science from the United States Naval Academy, where he serves on the A&S Board of Trustees.


The Bancroft Group network is a large and diverse group including operating executives from many subsectors of healthcare and all functional areas. Many have previous experience working with private equity firms, including running businesses on their behalf.

If you’re ready to learn more about how Bancroft Group - and our network of healthcare executives - can deliver the expert support you need to make your next investment a success, get in touch.

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