Rich is the Managing Partner of Rotor Capital. He has nearly 30 years of experience as an active investor, advisor and director to public and private companies at all stages of development. Rich founded Angler Capital Partners in 2004 to focus on investing in smaller, growing companies. Before starting Angler, he was a General Partner of Sandler Capital Management, a New York based alternative investment firm. Rich has extensive experience in sourcing, structuring, executing and managing private equity and venture capital investments across a broad array of industries. Before entering the private equity business, he was a Vice President in the Mergers & Acquisitions Group at Merrill Lynch & Co and began his professional career as a corporate attorney with Davis Polk & Wardwell, in New York.