Eugene Hill, is a Managing Partner at SV Health Investors, a venture capital and private equity firm with offices in Boston, San Francisco, and London. He has spent the last 25 years working in healthcare investment, having spent his previous ten years working for the care payor side; before that, he worked for ten years on the provider side at public teaching hospitals. At the start of his career, Eugene was hired to be the administrator of the Department of Surgery at the Denver General Hospital, now
Denver Health, a public hospital affiliated with the University of Colorado Medical School. He had not intentionally pursued a position in healthcare, but captivated by the opportunities in the healthcare sector, he enrolled in a Masters of Health at the University of Colorado.
In the late 1970’s, Eugene was recruited to Boston to redesign the Boston Emergency Medical Services System which led to establishing a Paramedic System and an Emergency Medicine Residency at the Boston City Hospital, now the Boston Medical Center. Having been relocated, he transferred to Boston University Questrom School of Business, Health Sector Management Program and completed his graduate degree in the evenings.
After graduation, he worked as the Administrator of the South Nevada Memorial Hospital, presently the University Medical Center in Las Vegas. Together with an entrepreneurial physician, he launched Sierra Health Services, an HMO, health insurance company and medical group practice in Nevada, Colorado, Arizona and New Mexico. He was President and Chairman of Sierra Health and Life Insurance Company, a subsidiary of Sierra Health Services which was taken public in the early 1980’s. Following this, Eugene was recruited to US Behavioral Health, a venture capital-backed private Managed Behavioral Health Company. He led the company as President and CEO until it sold to the Travelers Corporation.
In the early 1990’s he joined Accel Partners, a Venture Capital firm that had backed US Behavioral Health, where he spent five years investing in a variety of healthcare service and information technology companies. It was in 1999 that Eugene stepped in with Schroder Ventures Life Sciences, currently SV Health Investors, and remains to present.
Beyond SV Health Investors, he is a Board member of the Massachusetts Eye & Ear Infirmary, The Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula, and Aspire Health. He is a recipient of the Distinguished Alumni Award from the Boston University Questrom School of Business, and has a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Healthcare Private Equity Association.
He received his BA from Middlebury College, and his MBA from Boston University Questrom School of Business.