BS, University of Minnesota; MBA, Harvard Business School. Was a Managing Partner at Advent International Corporation from 1987 until his retirement in 2013. At Advent, held the positions of Chief Operating Officer and, previously, Chief Financial Officer. Worked at Prime Computer, Inc. where he held several senior positions and at the predecessor firm of Deloitte where he was a practicing CPA. Also served as an Officer in the United States Navy. Currently serves on the Boards of Advent and the Massachusetts Eye & Ear Infirmary.