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Jeff Haywood

Managing Director

Jeff joined the firm in 2007 and is a Managing Director. His areas of investment focus include Internet-enabled healthcare IT, software and information services. Prior to joining Spectrum, Jeff worked at Thoma Cressey Equity Partners and Goldman Sachs. Jeff received a BA from Duke University and was a member of the varsity soccer team.

Representative Investments

Acquired by Netsmart
Acquired by Hearst
Acquired by The Carlyle Group
Acquired by Experian
Acquired by Zelis
Acquired by Everlywell
Acquired by Zoominfo / DiscoverOrg
Acquired by Stone Point


VBA Secures Growth Funding with $156 Million led by Spectrum Equity

The leader in cloud-based benefits software takes on a growth partner to meet the surging payer demand for next-gen core administrative processing, user engagement and reporting solutions.

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Spectrum Equity’s Jeff Haywood and Steve LeSieur Recognized as Top 25 Healthcare Investors of 2023

GrowthCap’s annual list recognizes investors with specialized knowledge and sub-sector expertise

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Datassential Announces Expansion of Leadership Team to Support Growth

The new hires and promotions drive inclusivity and innovation at Datassential.

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Zelis Completes Acquisition of Payer Compass

The combined company drives technical and service innovation to make healthcare more affordable and transparent for all.

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