Jeff Terrell

General Partner

Jeff started his medtech career as a sales and clinical rep, selling Medtronic spinal implants and image-guided surgery equipment. Prior to this role, Jeff spent two years pursuing a childhood dream to be a professional quarterback, spending time with the Kansas City Chiefs and Dallas Cowboys. Jeff originally joined Hatteras during business school, to work with one of the firm's medical device portfolio companies, in a corporate and business development role. Once that investment was sold, and after graduating from business school, Jeff joined the Hatteras investment team full-time. Since then, he has assisted in overall firm operations, deal flow activities and diligence across a wide variety of investment opportunities. Jeff currently co-leads Hatteras’ medical device practice.

Jeff serves as a director on the boards of AtaCor Medical, Boomerang Medical, Cardiosense, Endogenex 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 Contego Medical, Rapid Pulse, Avivomed, and Qvella. 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.