Travis Messina

Chief Executive Officer

Prior to Regent, Travis was the founder and CEO of Contessa, an industry-leading operator of comprehensive home care models including hospital at home, rehab at home and palliative care at home. Contessa partnered with numerous health systems and health plans as it worked to shift site of care from the inpatient setting to the home. Travis formed Contessa in 2015 and guided it to its successful sale to Amedisys in 2021.  He then served as the President of the Contessa division within Amedisys until 2023.

Prior to Contessa, Travis was the Chief Investment Officer of Martin Ventures, a healthcare-focused venture fund. Before joining Martin Ventures, Travis served as Vice President of Development for Vanguard Health Systems, where he focused on leading the diligence efforts for acute care and ambulatory acquisitions. Travis was also a member of the Healthcare Investment Banking Group at Signal Hill Capital and worked in the Mergers & Acquisitions group at SunTrust Robinson Humphrey.