David J. Guzan Jr.

Managing Partner

Mr. Guzan has over 20 years of experience in healthcare management, acquisition and healthcare real estate investments. During his career, he has overseen multiple healthcare companies including hospitals, surgery centers, urgent cares, imaging facilities, pain management practices, and sports medicine/rehabilitation centers. In addition to operating and growing healthcare companies he has developed and constructed medical centers sites to include medical office buildings, outpatient facilities and acute care hospitals.
Prior to forming MARPE Capital Partners, Mr. Guzan spent over thirteen years as Chief Executive Officer of Fairway Medical, LLC, focusing on new facility development, acquiring joint venture doctor partnerships and overseeing the financial responsibilities that shaped Fairway Medical to become one of the premier healthcare facilities in Louisiana. Among his accomplishments over the years, has been creating successful joint ventures with surgical partners, physicians and private equity to fund healthcare operating companies and medical developments. Mr. Guzan is also a Principal in Surgical Continuum, LLC, which is a consulting, development and management company which was formed in 2002 to help physicians create surgical facilities ranging from office based facilities to ambulatory surgery centers to to surgical hospitals of excellence.

Mr. Guzan also has been active in serving the communities he lives in by volunteering for the following organizations:

  • St. Tammany West Chamber of Commerce, Chairman, 2007 and 2008
  • St. Tammany West Chamber of Commerce, Board of Directors, 2005 – 2009
  • Junior League of Greater Covington, Community Advisory Member, 2008 – 2009
  • St. Tammany Healthcare Alliance, Founding Member, Chairman 2005, Member 2005 – 2012
  • St. Tammany Economic Development Foundation, Board Member 2007 – 2009
  • R & L Carrier’s New Orleans Bowl, Executive Committee, 2008 – 2010 and 2015-Current
  • Northshore Business Council, Member, 2006 – Current
  • Greater New Orleans Sports Foundation, Executive Board Member – 2006 – Current
    • Team Host 2012 Final Four – Louisville Cardinals
    • Team Host 2011 Sweet 16 – Butler Bulldogs
    • Super Bowl Host Committee XLVII 2013

Mr. Guzan holds a BBA in Marketing and BS in Economics from the Cox School of Business at Southern Methodist University and a MBA from The University of Houston at Clear Lake.

Billy Coleman

Managing Director

Mr. Coleman has over 12 years of experience in finance, healthcare management and healthcare real estate investment services. Prior to joining MARPE Capital Partners, Mr. Coleman was a Vice President with HealthCap Partners, a private equity investment group based in Dallas, Texas.

At HealthCap, he focused on real estate development opportunities, operating companies within the healthcare sector and managed the portfolio company Medermis Laser Clinic as an executive officer. He also controlled the purchase of Medermis, which is the second largest tattoo removal clinic(s) in the United States with over 200,000 tattoos successfully removed.

He began his career in real estate investments for a national real estate investment firm and quickly worked his way into managing a handful of national healthcare accounts. Mr. Coleman continued to work in the healthcare sector by partnering with The Cirrus Group, a Dallas based investment firm on new healthcare opportunities: hospice companies, urgent care clinics, dental clinics and skilled nursing facilities.

Mr. Coleman holds a BBA from Southern Methodist University and also an MBA from Southern Methodist University Cox School of Business with a concentration in Finance. He received a swimming scholarship at SMU and received the honors of “All American.” Billy is active in several organizations such as Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, The United Way and Swim Across America benefiting cancer research.