Preceding TCV, Rick was a Managing Director at Montgomery Securities, where he spent over 10 years focusing on telecommunications and data communications as both a venture capitalist and senior equity research analyst. As a senior securities analyst, he played a pivotal role in identifying, sourcing and executing several preeminent initial public offerings, including StrataCom, Chipcom and FORE Systems. Rick’s research received number one Institutional rankings from Greenwich Associates and “Home Run Hitter” accolades from Institutional Investor Magazine for his timely buy call on StrataCom, the top-performing growth stock of 1994.
Rick graduated Cum Laude from Dartmouth College with an A.B. degree in History and received his M.B.A. with an emphasis in finance from the University of Chicago. He is currently on the Board of Directors of KGB.com, Liquidnet, Techwell, and Trading Screen. Rick is active serving his college alma mater. He is a member of Dartmouth College’s President’s Leadership Council, its Trustees’ Investment Committee and the Dartmouth College Fund Committee. He is also a member of the Phillips Academy Financial Aid Task Force Committee.