Dana Hayes III
Vice President, Operations
Mr. Hayes serves as the VP of Operations at National Dental Healthcare REIT. He works to identify and evaluate investment opportunities, conduct due diligence and monitor the firm’s investments.
Mr. Hayes has over four years of healthcare mergers and acquisitions experience and currently works at Thurston Group, a healthcare focused private equity firm. At Thurston, Mr. Hayes works with South Georgia Dental Management, U.S. Endodontics Partners and U.S. Orthopedic Partners.
Previously, Mr. Hayes worked as an Associate for Cain Brothers, a division of KeyBanc Capital Markets, focusing on mergers and acquisitions, debt financings and equity financings for healthcare companies.
Mr. Hayes graduated cum laude from DePauw University with a B.A. in economics and played on the varsity golf team.