LongueVue Capital, a New Orleans-based private equity firm focused on providing growth capital to middle-market companies, has hired Bill Flaherty as a medical contract manufacturing operating partner with the firm.

Flaherty has over 20 years of medical contract manufacturing experience, most recently as CEO of iiMed Medical Manufacturing Solutions, which offers nearshore outsourced manufacturing services for class I and II consumable medical devices. Prior to iiMed, he served as the chief commercial officer for Viant Medical, where he oversaw global sales, business development, pricing, marketing and technical services. Before Viant acquired Vention Medical‘s device business, Flaherty was serving as president of Vention. He also served in various roles at Flextronics, ultimately as president of FlexMedical.