Renard Charity, Jr., MBA
Renard Charity Jr. is a Senior Vice President at Fletcher Spaght in Boston. Renard works closely on topics of business growth and marketing strategy across the healthcare spectrum with large strategics to private equity and venture capital companies as well as with serial entrepreneurs and academic medical centers using analytical insights and creative solutions derived from his years of experience with clients, portfolio companies, and the investment community. He has particular interest in devices, specifically in minimally invasive surgery, robotic surgery, cardiology and orthopedics, as well as in medical product distribution, patient imaging/diagnostics, drug/device combinations, and healthcare IT.
Prior to joining Fletcher Spaght, Renard served as Boston Scientific’s head of corporate strategy group and in marketing and business development roles. The strategies he helped create and execute during his time at Boston Scientific helped triple the company’s market capitalization. The division he joined grew from single to double-digit growth within a year due to M&A and R&D initiative he and his team identified and executed. Renard also helped General Electric do its first IPO spinout as Chief Marketing Officer of the Long Term Care Insurance division of the newly formed company, Genworth Financial, in which he worked with government and industry leaders on issues related to chronic healthcare. He also worked at the Boston Consulting Group in the healthcare practice and at Morgan Stanley in both Merger and Acquisitions and Derivative Sales and Trading.
Renard currently sits on the Board of University of Michigan’s Coulter Translational Research Partnership and is a past Board member of Cheetah Medical (sold successfully to Baxter), HistoSonics (based in Ann Arbor, Michigan), the University of Virginia-Coulter Translational Research Partnership, and the Visiting Nurses Association of Boston. He has also served on the Boards of the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Venture Richmond, and St. Christopher’s School.
Renard holds an MBA from Stanford’s Graduate School of Business and an AB from Princeton University in History with a focus on economic history.