Richard is a co-founder and Partner of Triangle Capital and has been an investment banker for almost 30 years. Richard has a great deal of experience advising clients in merchandising businesses, particularly in the apparel, accessories and retail industries. Richard is an often-quoted expert on the retail and merchandising industries and appears regularly in print and other media as well as industry panels and speaking programs. Richard also heads up the Firm's activity in the People's Republic of China, where Triangle has an exclusive representation agreement with the China National Textile and Apparel Council, an affiliate of the Chinese government.
Before co-founding Triangle Capital, Richard was a Managing Director at a boutique investment banking firm, Financo, Inc. While at Financo, Richard was responsible for a majority of the apparel industry transactions done by the firm. Prior to joining Financo, Richard was a Partner and First Vice President at Drexel Burnham Lambert Inc. At Drexel, Richard was responsible for a group of 14 professionals doing middle-market mergers and acquisitions all over the world.
Richard is the coauthor of three books on finance and computer programming. He is formerly an Adjunct Assistant Professor of International Business at the graduate program of the Stern School of Business at New York University. Richard received a B.S. in Accounting from New York University and a M.B.A. with a concentration in Finance from Harvard University. Richard is married and has two gorgeous children.