Co-Founder and CEO

Travis Messina

Travis Messina

Co-Founder, Chief Executive Officer

Travis is the co-founder and CEO of Contessa. Prior to Contessa, Travis was the Chief Investment Officer of Martin Ventures, a healthcare-focused venture fund. Before joining Martin Ventures, Travis served as Vice President of Development for Vanguard Health Systems, where he focused on leading the diligence efforts for acute care and ambulatory acquisitions. Travis was also a member of the Healthcare Investment Banking Group at Signal Hill Capital and worked in the Mergers & Acquisitions group at SunTrust Robinson Humphrey. He also had a brief stint in the music industry… but that’s another story.