Richard A. Charpie

Richard A. Charpie

Richard A. Charpie

Founder and Managing Partner
Wellesley

Rick has more than 30 years of private equity experience. He founded the firm in 1988 by leading its spinoff from PaineWebber. Rick has served as a Managing Partner of all of Ampersand’s funds. Having been a director of more than thirty-five companies and Chairman of more than ten, Rick’s board seats have included: CoreLabs, Confluent, Endeca, Talecris and TriPath. He holds an M.S. in Physics and a Ph.D. in Economics and Finance, both from MIT.