[Effingham Illinois, August 30, 2023] — Vantage Surgical Solutions, a trailblazing name in the mobilized surgery services sector, is delighted to announce the promotion of Christopher Swing as the new President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO).  Swing has been with the company since 2012, beginning as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) until 2018 when he was elevated to President and Chief Operating Officer (COO). As COO, he optimized operations with strategic talent placement, reduced overhead by streamlining the organizational structure, and led the company through the 2021 acquisition by Nashville-based Pharos Capital Group.

As CEO, Swing is navigating the company’s growth with the addition of new clinical adjacencies and expansion into new markets through strategic acquisitions. To this role, he brings a remarkable blend of experience and expertise garnered over a decade in delivering innovative solutions to the rural healthcare market. His strategic acumen and profound understanding of the industry position Swing to achieve greater heights of innovation and expansion.

Joel Goldberg, a Partner at Pharos Capital Group, expressed his excitement about this seamless transition: “We are delighted with the appointment of Christopher Swing as the new CEO of Vantage Surgical Solutions. His steadfast dedication to the company’s success for over a decade and his dynamic leadership style make him an ideal choice to lead the company into the next chapter of our journey.”

Swing’s professional journey has included pivotal leadership roles at esteemed healthcare, services, and manufacturing organizations. His unwavering commitment to driving positive change, combined with his fervor for delivering high-impact solutions, seamlessly aligns with Vantage Surgical Solutions’ core mission of delivering cutting-edge surgical solutions to rural communities aimed at elevating patient outcomes.

“It’s a privilege and an exciting challenge to assume the role of CEO at Vantage Surgical Solutions,” said Christopher Swing. “Our team remains committed to revolutionizing healthcare by forging ahead with innovative surgical solutions that empower healthcare providers to better serve their communities and directly enhance patient care.  We will continue to empower every member of our team and our clients to deliver excellence.”

Under Swing’s astute leadership, Vantage Surgical Solutions is primed to sustain and grow its legacy of excellence and innovation. The company’s dedication to collaborating with rural healthcare organizations, surgeons and healthcare providers, and industry partners underscores its commitment to pioneering technologies and services that cater to the evolving needs of patients in outlying communities.

About Vantage
Vantage Surgical Solutions has been equipping facilities for specialty surgical services since 1991, with customers in 23 states. The company began delivering state-of-the-art cataract surgery equipment, IOLs, instrumentation, disposables, expert staff, and supplies, to enable hospitals, surgery centers, and physicians to provide local communities with the highest quality cataract surgery experience. The recent addition of surgical services within the gastroenterology space expands the company’s ability to broaden its reach. A portfolio company within Pharos Capital Group, Vantage Surgical Solutions is focused on client success which has resulted in a customer retention rate of 99.8%. Its focus is expanding the business to offer reliable, expert surgical solutions that reduce the cost and improve access for rural healthcare.

About Pharos Capital
Based in Dallas and Nashville, Pharos Capital Group (www.pharosfunds.com) is a physician-founded investment firm focused on growing healthcare companies that aim to lower the total cost of care, improve patient outcomes, and expand access to care in underserved markets. Since its inception, Pharos has invested in 58 companies and has over $1.1 billion of private equity assets under management as of December 31, 2022. Pharos typically invests $25-$50 million in rapidly growing middle market companies seeking later-stage funding for internal growth, acquisitions, leveraged buyouts, management buyouts, or recapitalizations, predominantly across healthcare sectors.

For business development opportunities with Pharos Capital Group, please contact Adam Persiani at 214-740-7003 or apersiani@pharosfunds.com.