Corporate Finance Team

Stuart Smartt

Senior Managing Director, Healthcare / Head
Stuart Smartt

Stuart leads NXT Capital’s healthcare financing activities. With the support of a dedicated healthcare team, Stuart partners with private equity sponsors and middle market companies to support growth needs across all sectors of the healthcare industry.

Stuart brings 19 years of expertise to NXT Capital. He was a director in CIT’s Healthcare group, where he originated, syndicated and led senior secured credit facilities for middle-market healthcare companies.

Prior to joining CIT, Stuart was a vice president for GE Capital’s Healthcare Financial Services group. He also held a number of additional roles at GE, including Manager of Finance, Associate Auditor for the Corporate Audit Staff and Financial Analyst in the company’s Financial Management Program.

Stuart earned a B.S. cum laude in Business and French from Wake Forest University and an M.B.A. with honors from Emory University’s Goizueta Business School.