Trinity Capital appointed Ryan Kaeding managing director of life sciences in San Diego. Kaeding, a veteran in the venture ecosystem, has been supporting venture capital-backed growth-stage companies for more than 20 years.
“We are thrilled to welcome Ryan to our team in San Diego,” Rob Lake, senior managing director, life sciences at Trinity, said. “His expertise is expected to be a valuable addition to our continued success, and we look forward to driving more impactful investments in the life sciences industry.”
Kaeding joins Trinity following 12 years of healthcare investment banking experience, most recently as a managing director at Raymond James and 10 years at Piper Sandler. Kaeding has completed more than 70 healthcare transactions, spanning sell-side and buy-side M&A, IPOs, public and private financings, structured financings, divestitures, spin-offs, converts and debt financings. Previously, Kaeding worked at St. Jude Medical in business development for the cardiovascular division and began his career for five years as a CPA at Deloitte.
“I am honored to join this exceptional team with a remarkable track record,” Kaeding said. “I am excited to partner with innovative, growth-stage life science companies and contribute to our shared mission of driving improvements in care for the life sciences sector.”
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