United Aesthetics Alliance Announces Appointment of Thomas Thill as Chief Executive Officer and Benjamin Herbert as Chief Development Officer

June 27, 2024

LOS ANGELES — June 27, 2024 — United Aesthetics Alliance (“UAA” or “the Company”), a leading provider of integrated cosmetic plastic surgery and non-invasive medical spa services sponsored by Varsity Healthcare Partners, announced it has appointed Thomas Thill as Chief Executive Officer and Benjamin Herbert as Chief Development Officer to lead the Company’s go-forward growth strategy.

Mr. Thill is a seasoned healthcare leader who joins UAA with almost three decades of experience working with healthcare providers to build market-leading, high-quality multi-site practice platforms and leading them through transformative growth. Most recently, he served as CEO of AmeriVet Veterinary Partners, where he scaled the platform from seven to 225 practices during his six-year tenure. Prior to AmeriVet, Mr. Thill served as CEO of United Allergy Services, and held senior sales as well as marketing roles at leading global healthcare organizations, including Kinetic Concepts (since acquired by 3M) and Eli Lilly. Over the course of his career, Mr. Thill has been recognized by Ernst & Young as a 2022 “Entrepreneur of The Year” finalist, and the companies under his leadership have consistently been recognized locally and nationally for their culture and rapid growth.

“I look forward to taking the helm at UAA and leveraging my experience and enthusiasm for working with talented providers to drive organic and acquisition-based growth in UAA’s current markets and beyond,” said Thomas Thill. “UAA differentiates itself by emphasizing clinical leadership and excellence in patient experience, and I look forward to serving its mission to deliver enhanced, premium and integrated invasive and non-invasive care to patients and developing a network of unparalleled thought leadership for its physicians and providers.”

Reporting to Mr. Thill as UAA’s Chief Development Officer, Ben Hebert will support UAA’s mission to become the nation’s premier community of plastic surgery and medical spa practices by leading strategy, sourcing and diligence for platform-level transactions, as well as pursuing in-market growth opportunities with UAA’s partner practices. Bringing over 15 years of experience in corporate development and M&A, Mr. Herbert most recently served as Senior Vice President of Business Development at National Veterinary Associates, where he built and led an acquisitions team focused on platform partnerships with multi-site operators, completing over $3 billion in partnerships. Mr. Herbert previously served as a healthcare services transaction advisor at Cain Brothers with a particular focus on multi-site physician groups.

“I am excited to join Tom and Varsity Healthcare Partners in expanding UAA’s community of clinically differentiated plastic surgery practices and affiliated medical spas,” added Ben Herbert. “I look forward to supporting our surgeons, aesthetic specialists, and local teams, growing our footprint and continuing to provide exceptional outcomes to a broadening patient base.”

UAA is sponsored by Varsity Healthcare Partners, a lower middle-market healthcare services private equity investment firm with deep expertise and a long track record of building leading physician practice management platforms.


United Aesthetics Alliance is a leading provider of integrated cosmetic plastic surgery and non-invasive medical spa services, supporting leading board-certified plastic surgeons and premier injectors and estheticians in secondary markets nationwide. The Company’s strategy is to provide premium cosmetics services and a uniquely curated patient experience at every location, while investing significantly in clinical innovation and thought leadership to expand UAA’s provider and enterprise capabilities. UAA is led by CEO Thomas Thill, with corporate headquarters in San Antonio TX.


Varsity Healthcare Partners (VHP) is a lower middle-market private equity investment firm focused on partnering with founders, entrepreneurs, and management teams to build leading healthcare services companies. VHP’s tactical investment strategy emphasizes identifying and transacting with growth-seeking, provider- or founder-owned companies, leveraging VHP’s developed “buy and build” playbook to drive significant operational, managerial enhancements early in the life of each platform investment, followed by a well-resourced aggressive and multidimensional growth plan. VHP’s unique tactical investment playbook and strong track record is complemented by VHP’s distinct organizational culture, emphasizing highly collaborative engagement, strong professional accountability, and a commitment to excellence in work product and team performance.


For Varsity Healthcare Partners
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