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Launch Pad: June 26, 2019

Host Rob Coneybeer is joined by Eric Shuey (Managing Director, Revelstoke Capital Partners) and Robert Meyerson (Former President of Blue Origin; Founder, Delalune Space) on the Wednesday, June 26, 2019 edition of Launch Pad.

Air Date: Wednesday, June 26, 2019 on SiriusXM 132

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Robert Meyerson

Air Time: 7:00 pm
Featuring: Robert Meyerson

Eric Shuey

Air Time: 8:00 pm
Featuring: Eric Shuey

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Eric Shuey

Managing Director, Revelstoke Capital Partners

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Eric A. Shuey serves as a Managing Director for Revelstoke Capital Partners and is an active private equity investor in the health care services space.  He currently serves on the board of several leading health care services and IT companies including: CEI Vision Partners; Encore Rehabilitation Services; LifeStance Health; MedeAnalytics; Partners Surgical; and Sound Physicians, Inc.  Eric previously served as the Chief Financial Officer of Liberty Dialysis Holdings, Inc. and was part of the management team that grew Liberty into the 3rd largest chain of dialysis centers in the US operating under the Liberty Dialysis and Renal Advantage brands with more than 260 programs in 32 states and over 5,300 caregivers.  Liberty Dialysis generated annual revenue in excess of $1 billion before being acquired by Fresenius Medical Care AG in early 2012 for over $2.3 billion. In addition, he was a co-founder and served as the President of Liberty Health Partners which was merged with Remedy Partners before being sold to New Mountain Capital for over $800 million in 2019.

Eric has more than twenty-five years of corporate finance and private equity investing experience. Prior to joining Liberty Dialysis, he served as a Director at DB Capital Partners, the private equity arm of Deutsche Bank responsible for over $10 billion in assets, and a Principal at Aurora Capital Group, a $1 billion private equity firm.

Eric earned an MBA from the Wharton School of Business, where he was a Palmer Scholar.  In addition, he has completed the coursework for a Ph.D. in Management at the Wharton School and earned his BA from California State University, Fullerton with highest honors.
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Robert Meyerson

Former President of Blue Origin; Founder, Delalune Space

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Rob Meyerson is the founder and CEO of Delalune Space, a management consulting company focused on the aerospace, mobility and technology sectors. Rob is the former President of Blue Origin.

Rob oversaw the steady growth of Blue Origin from 2003 to 2017, evolving a 10-person research-focused organization into a more than 1500-person organization. Under Rob’s leadership, Blue Origin developed the New Shepard system for suborbital human and research flights, the BE-3 LOX/LH2 rocket engine, the BE-4 LOX/LNG rocket engine, the New Glenn launch vehicle as well as the manufacturing and test capabilities to enable all the above. During 2018, Rob created Blue’s Advanced Development Programs group, a new P&L business developing the human spacecraft, planetary landers, habitats, in-space tugs and the technology portfolio that will enable a future where millions of people are living and working in space.

Prior to joining Blue, Rob was a Senior Manager at Kistler Aerospace. Rob began his career as an aerodynamicist at NASA’s Johnson Space Center (JSC).

Rob earned a B.S. in aerospace engineering from the University of Michigan and a master’s degree in industrial engineering from the University of Houston. He is an AIAA Fellow and former member of the Aerodynamic Decelerator Systems Technical Committee. He is a Trustee at the Museum of Flight in Seattle.
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