Investment Team
Roger C. Holstein

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Managing Director, Digital Media Head

Roger is a Vestar Managing Director, and is head of the Digital Media group.  He joined the firm in 2006, bringing with him over 30 years’ experience developing significant new business segments in the health services, telecommunications and media services industries.

From 1997-2005, Roger served as CEO, President or Director of the WebMD Corporation and helped establish it as a leading source of healthcare information for consumers and professionals.  Before that, Roger was a member of the Office of the President at Medco Health, where he helped create the business of prescription benefit management.

From 1988-1991, Roger was CEO of Consumer Health Services, which pioneered physician referral and information services.  Prior to that he served as a senior executive at MCI Telecommunications, Warner Amex Cable Communications and Grey Advertising.

Roger began his career in an entirely different field, serving as the Director of Marketing—and Public Address Announcer—for the Spirits of St. Louis Basketball Team, in the American Basketball Association.

Roger holds a BA, with distinction, from Swarthmore College. Originally from Beachwood, Ohio, he now lives in Manhattan.