John Patience co-founded Crabtree Partners LLC in June 1995 and has been its Partner since April 1995.
Mr. Patience was a General Partner of Marquette Venture Partners from January 1988 to March 1995, which he co-founded. He was Partner in the consulting firm of McKinsey & Co., specializing in health care.
He serves as the Chairman of Accelor Technology Corp. ( Accelr8 Technology Corp.) Mr. Patience served as the Vice Chairman of Ventana Medical Systems Inc., since January 1999. He has been a Director of Biodesix, Inc. since June 2008. He has been a Director of Stericycle Inc. since March 1989. Mr. Patience has been a Director of Epitomics, Inc. since March 1989 and serves as its Member of Scientific Advisory Board. He served as a Director of Ventana Medical Systems since July 1989.
Mr. Patience received B.A. in Liberal Arts and LL.B. Degrees from the University of Sydney in Sydney, Australia and holds an M.B.A. Degree from the Wharton School of Business of the University of Pennsylvania.