A new model for
health and life science
In partnership with leading private equity firm, GTCR, Corza Health is rewriting the model for building and scaling health and life science companies.
Our leadership team is driving innovation.
We are committed to changing the healthcare system through investing in like-minded companies driving better financial, operational and clinical outcomes.
Focusing on leading organizations with dynamic management teams, Corza Health provides governance, strategic insights and growth capital to expand equity value. Our differentiated capabilities are supported by a shared mindset grounded in transparency, honesty and integrity with our partners.
Corza Health makes investments in healthcare companies to help accelerate growth. We invest into high-caliber teams and provide the appropriate relationships, learnings and support to create industry-leading brands, products and services.
Greg most recently served as Chairman and CEO at NuVasive, a global technology leader in minimally invasive spine and orthopedic surgery. Prior to that, he was Chairman and CEO at Life Technologies—formerly Invitrogen—which he grew into a global life sciences powerhouse that was acquired by Thermo Fisher Scientific for more than $15 billion. He spent the first part of his career with the General Electric—including GE Healthcare—in a variety of corporate officer and executive roles.
Greg serves on several public and private company boards, including Antylia Scientific, Catalent, Dentsply Sirona, Maravai LifeSciences, and Pleno, Inc. He has been actively involved in a variety of community and civic engagements, including serving as the Chairperson for Sanford Burnham Research Institute in La Jolla, California and the Smithsonian Natural History Museum.
He holds a Bachelor’s in Industrial Engineering from Pennsylvania State University and a Master’s in Business Administration from Harvard Business School.
In his free time, Greg enjoys riding motorcycles—both on and off-road—as well as skiing. His family are proud supporters of the Lucier Fund for Engineering Equity at Penn State.
Dennis most recently served as SVP, Business Development & Licensing at Baxter Healthcare, a leader in treating kidney disease and other chronic and acute medical conditions. Dennis has also held executive leadership roles at Tyco International and Medtronic/Covidien, among others. He holds a Bachelor’s degree from Harvard College.
Brian most recently served as the CFO at GreatCall, the leading provider of connected health solutions for seniors. He successfully guided the company through its acquisition by GTCR in 2017 and ultimate sale to Best Buy a year later for $800 million.
Previously, as CFO at Human Longevity, a genomics and cellular therapy company, Berning helped the founders raise over $300 million and establish global operations.
Berning also served as SVP of Finance at LPL Financial, where he was the executive sponsor to the board for all operating efficiency initiatives and helped guide the company to a successful IPO. Brian began his career with Ernst & Young, LLP where he earned his CPA.
Brian holds a Bachelor’s in Business Administration from San Diego State University and a Master’s in Accounting from the University of Southern California.
As a San Diego native, Brian grew up surfing just a few steps from Corza Health’s headquarters. He continues to enjoy the outdoors and other adrenaline-inducing adventures to this day.
We partnered with the leading private equity firm.
Our key partner in this endeavor is leading private equity firm GTCR, pioneer of The Leaders Strategy™. Representing an important complement to Corza Health leadership’s own expertise and extensive network of experienced and established leaders in their domains, Leaders Strategy™ teams offer accretive industry insights, informational advantages, and a talent pool which can be leveraged in support of our portfolio companies.