Anthony Lacenere provides leadership based on an extensive experience in portfolio management in venture capital and other private equity, public equity including combinations, mergers, acquisitions, roll-ups, licensing agreements, going private transactions, initial public offerings, technology, and various general management operational roles, both domestically and internationally.
Prior to co-founding iNetworks in 1999, Mr. Lacenere was President of MDX Fund, Inc., affiliated with Universal , Inc. (“UHS”), advising UHS and developing radiation oncology investments including imaging, diagnostics, and therapeutic projects.
Prior to MDX, Mr. Lacenere focused on Leveraged Buyouts including going-private transactions and was Vice President, Financial Affairs, and Managing Director, Investments, for AMSCO International, Inc., a NYSE multinational provider of healthcare technology products, where he was responsible for private and public equity and debt offerings and domestic and international mergers, acquisitions, and
alliances. Prior to leading Amsco International’s public offering, Mr. Lacenere led healthcare acquisitions in the UK, Finland, Canada, Germany, and the United States.
He was also responsible for operations at Precision Scientific, Inc., a Chicago-based life sciences equipment company owned by CS First Boston, J.P. Morgan and others together with AMSCO. In addition, Mr. Lacenere has held executive positions focused on operations, investment strategy, and mergers and acquisitions at Rockwell International and Westinghouse Electric Corporation. Mr. Lacenere began his career at the Battelle Memorial Institute, where he focused on new venture technology and development for various clients worldwide.
Mr. Lacenere holds an M.S. in Business Economics from Ohio State University (Graduate Research Fellow with Distinction) and a B.S. in Economics and Finance from the University of Dayton. He also attended the US Army War College in Carlisle, PA.
Mr. Lacenere serves on numerous Boards, and is a Board Member of Magee Women’s Research Institute, the research arm of Magee Women’s Hospital, a UPMC affiliated hospital. Mr. Lacenere is a dual citizen with Italy.