Joseph R. LupicaChairman


    Joe Lupica is Newpoint’s chairman and leads the firm’s Affiliations practice. During his career, Joe has served a variety of nonprofit, corporate and public-sector clients as an investment banker, attorney, and development officer.

    Relevant Experience

    • President, Stroudwater Capital
    • SVP, Kidder, Peabody & Company and Vice-Chair, KP Global Markets
    • VP and Executive Director of Corporate Finance, Goldman, Sachs
    • Special Assistant for Intergovernmental Affairs, Reagan White House
    • Partner in regional law firm


    • JD and BA, cum laude, Cornell University

    Joe Lupica is a veteran healthcare industry advisor. During his career, he has provided capital formation, governance advice, and M&A services to his clients.

    Mr. Lupica pioneered an award-winning community collaboration model to build consensus when not-for-profit or public-sector hospital leaders consider community objectives and evaluate options. In dozens of projects, his teams have produced innovative merger and alignment structures for the transformation of hospitals and healthcare networks. He has also provided guidance to help local hospital leaders stand firm against mergers that would not advance their institutions or the communities they serve.

    For seven years prior to joining Newpoint, Joe was President of Stroudwater Capital. He has also served as a Regional Vice President for one of the nation’s largest hospital systems. During his Wall Street career, Lupica was a senior officer of Kidder, Peabody & Co., where he served as a member of the firm’s Operating Committee, Vice Chairman of KP Global Markets, President of Kidder Peabody China, and SVP-Corporate Business Development. Prior to joining Kidder, Lupica was Vice President and Executive Director of Corporate Finance at Goldman, Sachs and partner in a major Connecticut law firm, where he was a leading bankruptcy attorney and business litigator.

    Mr. Lupica served in the Reagan White House as Special Assistant for Intergovernmental Affairs, and served a cabinet officer as Special Assistant to the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development. During and ever since his federal service, he has focused on local and regional issues faced by community officials and the people they serve.

    Joe is a nationally recognized commentator and speaker on healthcare issues. He has lectured and led seminars on healthcare and strategy at the Fortune 500 Global CEO Conference, the American College of Healthcare Executives, the New England Society of Healthcare Strategy, Yale School of Public Health, Cornell Law School, Thunderbird Graduate School of International Management, Becker’s Annual Conferences, Arizona State University, and UCLA’s Anderson School of Management. He has been named a Visiting Scholar by the University of Iowa.

    Mr. Lupica earned his JD and BA, cum laude, from Cornell University.