Jeff Terrell

General Partner

Jeff joined the Hatteras team in 2012 while pursuing his MBA at Duke University. Prior to moving to Durham, Jeff worked in a sales and clinical support role for a large Medtronic distributor. Based in Georgia and South Carolina, Jeff worked in the operating room with neurosurgeons and orthopedic surgeons, selling and providing service on Medtronic spinal implants and image-guided surgery equipment. Prior to this role, Jeff devoted two years to pursue a career as a professional quarterback, spending time with the Kansas City Chiefs and Dallas Cowboys. Since joining Hatteras, Jeff has worked in a corporate development role in a medical device portfolio company, and assisted in overall firm operations, deal flow activities and diligence. Jeff focuses primarily on Hatteras’ medical device efforts.

Jeff currently serves as a director on the boards of AtaCor Medical and 410 Medical, and was on the board of Dropworks prior to its acquisition by Bio-Rad Laboratories. He also serves as a board observer at Rapid Pulse, Contego Medical, Qvella, and Elligo Health Research. He holds a bachelor’s degree from Princeton University, and an MBA from Duke University, with a focus on healthcare and finance


Jeff has served on the Oversight Committee for the National Football League’s Head Health Tech Challenge, on the Board of Directors of the Council for Entrepreneurial Development in Durham, and on various panels for the North Carolina Biotech Center and SE BIO. He is currently on the Board of Directors for the Durham Chamber of Commerce.