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Witney McKiernan

HealthQuest Capital

Witney McKiernan joined HealthQuest in 2022. She was an investor at KCK Group. Prior to becoming an investor, Witney spent 14 years in operational and consulting roles within the medtech industry and has developed market access strategies for over 40 medical technologies. Witney has expertise in commercial strategy, market access, reimbursement policy, and healthcare economics. 

Earlier in her career, Witney worked as a med-surg oncology nurse at the University of California, San Francisco's Comprehensive Cancer Center. Witney is a Kauffman Fellow and a recipient of the Johnson & Johnson Promise of Nursing Award. 


Education, Personal, and Fellowship

Witney holds a BA in human biology from Stanford University and a RN and MS in health policy from the University of California, San Francisco. She lives in Menlo Park, California with her husband and three sons.

As a member of Class 25, Witney is serving her fellowship at HealthQuest Capital under the mentorship of Garheng Kong (HealthQuest Capital) and Valeska Schroeder (KCK Group).