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Senator William Frist, M.D.

Co-Founder & Partner

Senator Frist is a leading authority on healthcare and former U.S. Senate Majority Leader.  He is a co-founder and partner at FCV.  Dr. Frist resides on the fund's Investment Committee and is responsible for acquisition, divestitures and providing unique value to the fund's partnerships.

Senator Frist served two terms as a United States Senator representing Tennessee, serving as Majority Leader from 2003 until his retirement in 2007. His leadership was instrumental in the passage of the 2003 Medicare Modernization Act and the historic PEPFAR legislation that provided life-saving treatment globally to over 20 million people.  Prior to the Senate, Dr. Frist founded the Vanderbilt Multi-Organ Transplant Center and has performed more than 150 heart and lung transplant procedures.  His current board service includes Select Medical (NYSE: SEM), AECOM (NYSE: ACM), Teladoc (NYSE: TDOC), Aegis Sciences, Accolade, Devoted Health, OneOncology, Kaiser Family Foundation, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, The Nature Conservancy, the Harvard Medical School Board of Fellows, and the Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian.

Senator Frist received his M.D. from Harvard Medical School and holds a B.A. from Princeton University.