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New Harbor Capital Portfolio Company Advent Home Medical Hires Chief Executive Officer

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New Harbor Capital is excited to announce that portfolio company Advent Home Medical (“Advent”, “the Company”) has hired Chad Eckes as Chief Executive Officer.

Advent is a leading, at-home respiratory care company providing comprehensive, high-quality services and medical equipment to patients throughout their post-acute lifecycle.

“We are very excited to have Chad leading the Advent team,” said Bo Mlnarik, Principal at New Harbor Capital. “Chad’s extensive healthcare and technology leadership experience and skillset will help take Advent to the next level and we look forward to working with him to unlock the full potential of the Advent platform.”

Advent Home Medical Chief Executive Officer Chad Eckes

Chad Eckes, Chief Executive Officer, Advent Home Medical

Chad Eckes brings over 31 years of healthcare, technology, and financial services experience to his role as Chief Executive Officer of Advent Home Medical. His experience includes leadership roles at specialty, multi-site private equity platforms, academic health systems, and large, faith-based health systems.

His prior experience includes numerous leadership positions within various healthcare, insurance, and consulting companies. Chad recently served as Chief Executive Officer at QualDerm Partners/Pinnacle Dermatology, a private equity-backed company. During his tenure, he spearheaded Pinnacle’s growth and played a pivotal role in its successful exit. He also served as Executive Vice President – Corporate Services and Chief Financial Officer at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, and Chief Strategy Officer and Chief Information Officer at Cancer Treatment Centers of America. Additionally, he held roles as Vice President at New Resources Consulting, and Senior Director and Controller at Sentry Insurance.

Chad holds a BBA from the University of Wisconsin – Oshkosh. He also holds a Master’s Certificate in Project Management from the University of Wisconsin – Madison and an MBA from the University of Wisconsin – Whitewater.

About Advent Home Medical

Advent Home Medical is a Midwest-based, Joint Commission Accredited, high-tech medical equipment and services company. Founded by a respiratory therapist, Advent’s home ventilator, home tracheostomy, and ventilator-weaning programs are designed to safely transition home the most complex respiratory patients of all ages. Advent works with the entire care team from the initial home assessment through the transition from an acute or sub-acute setting with ongoing support from its dedicated team of clinicians. For more information, visit