Mr. Roth has 28 years of private equity investment experience and is responsible for the overall management of the firm. He also works closely with clients to develop and implement private equity investment programs. Mr. Roth reviews investment opportunities, with specific emphasis on the analysis and due diligence for prospective investments, and is engaged in the negotiation of business and legal issues, ongoing monitoring of investments and profit realization from distributed securities. Mr. Roth also serves on several partnership advisory boards. Prior to joining Abbott in 1992, Mr. Roth was an Associate at Elmrock Partners and a Financial Analyst with Amoco Corporation. Prior to obtaining his M.B.A., he worked for Chemical Bank as a corporate lending officer. Mr. Roth received his A.B. in Economics from Cornell University and his M.B.A. from The Fuqua School of Business at Duke University.