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Melanie Sponholz

Chief Compliance Officer & Director of Responsible Investing, Portfolio Operations

In Melanie's compliance role, she serves as a strategic resource to the firm’s healthcare portfolio companies to support the mission of creating and maintaining a strong culture of ethics and compliance within WCP-affiliated entities. She works in tandem with the WCP investment teams and portfolio company leadership teams throughout the life cycle of every investment to build best-in-class compliance programs, provide effective risk assessment, guide compliance team development, coordinate with legal and outside consultants, provide guidance on due diligence and integration efforts, and prepare for future transactions.

Prior to joining WCP, Melanie served as Chief Compliance Officer at BioScrip, Home Solutions, and Fox Rehabilitation. She is a frequent speaker on healthcare compliance and strives to support the compliance profession by mentoring and creating networking and development opportunities for her team and others in the field. Melanie holds a BA, magna cum laude, from Drew University and an MS, with honors, from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, as well as numerous credentials from the Compliance Certification Board.

Outside of her professional career, Melanie enjoys spending time with her husband and three daughters, cooking, doing Peloton everything, and daydreaming about her future life on an organic farm with many, many rescue dogs.

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