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As managing director at Acertitude, Mr. DaPore leads the healthcare and technology practice teams delivering executive searches for board of directors, CEOs, C-suite leaders, and their direct reports in the technology, healthcare, and private equity markets. He brings an impressive 20+ year track record in the technology space as a private equity operating partner, software expert, and entrepreneur, having started and exited two successful startups.
Most recently prior to Acertitude, DaPore was a managing director at Battery Park, where he advised middle market healthcare and technology companies and was deployed as an operating partner focused on executive recruitment and operational improvements in portfolio companies in the areas of digital marketing, demand generation, sales 3.0, and customer success.
Prior to Battery Park, DaPore spent the preceding seven years as founder, president, and CEO of PeopleMatter, a venture-backed, workforce management SaaS company serving global brands. Prior to starting PeopleMatter, DaPore was part of the founding executive team as vice president of sales at Benefitfocus (NASDAQ: BNFT), where he was part of the team that took the company from startup to the largest employer benefits software provider in the U.S.
DaPore sits on the board of directors of three private equity backed companies; serves on the non-profit board YESCarolina; and is a trustee of his alma mater, Hampden Sydney College. He is a 2013 American Swiss Foundation Fellow. Nate is an active member of Young Presidents’ Organization (YPO) and a licensed commercial pilot holding seven different ratings for single and multiengine land and seaplanes along with a commercial pilot’s license for helicopters. Nate is a fellow of the 12th class of the Liberty Fellowship and a member of the Aspen Global Leadership Network.