Frazier Healthcare Partners Promotes Ben Magnano, Phil Zaorski; Adds Christina Miller Reszka to Team

SEATTLE–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Frazier Healthcare Partners, a leading healthcare investment firm, announced today the promotion of Ben Magnano to Managing Partner. The firm also promoted Phil Zaorski to Principal and has added Christina Miller Reszka as a Principal.

Mr. Magnano joined Frazier in 2006 and became a General Partner in 2013. He currently serves on the boards of Caravel Autism Health, Comprehensive Pharmacy Services, Matrix Medical Network, Northfield Medical and Parata and holds a B.B.A. from the University of Notre Dame and an M.B.A. from the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth.

“Ben has been an important contributor to the team during the past decade-plus and has shown an innate ability to generate fantastic investment opportunities, nurture industry relationships, deliver returns and sustain and bolster the Frazier culture,” said Managing Partner, Nader Naini. “I am thrilled to be partnering with him in leading the firm into the future.”

Mr. Zaorski joined Frazier in 2012 and has played key deal and portfolio management roles with the firm’s investments in AppianRx, Comprehensive Pharmacy Services, Northfield Medical and Vein Clinics of America. Prior to Frazier, he was an Analyst with RBC Capital Markets and he holds a B.S. from the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania.

“Since joining Frazier seven years ago, Phil has shown a consistent ability to lead, execute and deliver outstanding performance. We look forward to his continued growth and partnership,” commented Mr. Magnano. “The partnership is extremely proud of his development and contributions leading to this well-deserved promotion.”

Ms. Reszka joins Frazier after 10 years at Norwest Equity Partners where she most recently held the title of Principal. Previous to Norwest, she was an Associate with Craig-Hallum and an Analyst with LaSalle Bank. Ms. Reszka holds a B.S.B. in Finance and Marketing from the University of Minnesota and an M.B.A. from Harvard University.

Said Mr. Naini, “Christina not only brings an impressive track record as an investor, but importantly, we are excited about the energy she will bring to the firm’s culture and how she will add to the firm’s cultivation of investment opportunities. We are delighted by her addition to the team.”

About Frazier Healthcare Partners

Founded in 1991, Frazier Healthcare Partners is a leading provider of private equity capital to healthcare companies. With more than $4.2 billion assets under management, Frazier has invested in more than 170 companies with investment type ranging from company creation and venture capital to buyouts of profitable lower-middle market companies. Frazier has offices in Seattle, WA, and Menlo Park, CA, and invests broadly across the U.S., Canada and Europe. For more information about Frazier Healthcare Partners, visit


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