Laurence R. McCarthy PhD

Operating Partner at Ampersand

Larry, who joined as an Operating Partner in 2007, serves as a Board member of Bako and Genoptix. Previously, Larry was the Chairman and Chief Technology Officer of Focus Diagnostics, where he built Focus from a $2 million business to a leading esoteric lab with over $80 million in revenues before its acquisition by Quest Diagnostics in 2006. Prior to Focus, Larry held senior positions at Boehringer Mannheim and Becton Dickinson. He holds a PhD in Microbiology from the University of New Hampshire and served on the faculty of Johns Hopkins and at the University of North Carolina.