Serent Capital invests in profitable, growing service companies. We typically invest in founder-led companies and often represent the first institutional capital in the company. We are highly selective, choosing to invest in only a handful of businesses each year. Our selectivity ensures that all our companies receive the attention and expertise that they need.

Employer Direct Healthcare


Dallas, TX

Employer Direct Healthcare is a market-leading healthcare services business providing high-quality and cost-efficient solutions for self-funded employers and their members. We are on a mission to transform access to excellent care for the moments that matter most. Our solutions transform healthcare for our members, facilitating access to top-quality care at fair prices nationwide.

For more than a decade, our team has helped organizations better care for their people with access to the best providers in the nation because we believe that there should not be a trade between affordable care and excellent care.

Employer Direct Healthcare’s first offering, SurgeryPlus®, is the market-leading surgical benefit, providing full-service guided access and network services to millions of covered members across hundreds of employers. In 2023, we launched a first-of-its-kind, comprehensive end-to-end oncology solution, Cancer Care Direct – for the employer market.


Team Members

David Kennedy

Partner (Emeritus)