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Colin C. Blaydon
Director, Center for Private Equity and Entrepreneurship
Dean Emeritus, Tuck School of Business
William and Josephine Buchanan Professor of Management, Tuck School of Business

Colin Blaydon's current research topics include private equity best practices, securities and deal structure, venture capital valuation, and the strategies and governance of firms providing or receiving private equity financing. Colin is a member of the advisory boards of BlackRock Private Equity Partners, .406 Ventures, Borealis Ventures, The Council for Excellence in Government, and The Journal of Private Equity Finance.

He obtained his BEE from the University of Virginia and received his AM and PhD in applied mathematics from Harvard University.
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Email: pecenter@tuck.dartmouth.edu

Richard L. Green
Senior Fellow, Center for Private Equity and Entrepreneurship
Co-founder and Managing Director, Granite State Angels

Dick Green is co-founder and managing director of Granite State Angels, a regional investment group based in Hanover, New Hampshire. Dick has served on the Board of Directors of ten organizations, six for-profit and four non-profit. He is currently a Director of Jetboil, Inc., a New Hampshire company producing innovative products for the outdoor recreation market. Dick served as Chairman of Jetboil from 2007-2011. From 1998-2008, Dick was a co-founder and Director of VoteHere, Inc., a developer of cryptographic systems for electronic and online voting. He served as Chairman of VoteHere from 1998-2001. From 1983-1993, Dick was co-founder, CEO and Chairman of Corporate Microsystems, Inc., a data communications software firm serving national retail chains. Dick is a co-founder of the Grafton County Economic Development Council, and was President from 1999-2004. Dick is a co-founder of the Dartmouth Regional Technology Center business incubator. Dick has served as a member of the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center Assembly of Overseers since 1997.

Dick received his BA from Dartmouth College where he was awarded the John G. Kemeny Prize in Computing in 1976.

Email: pecenter@tuck.dartmouth.edu

Howard Anderson
Fellow, Center for Private Equity and Entrepreneurship
Senior Lecturer, Tuck School of Business

Howard Anderson founded The Yankee Group, a technology research and consulting firm, where he served as president and CEO from 1970 until 2000. Additionally, Howard was a co-founder of Battery Ventures, a Boston-based private equity firm specializing in technology companies. He has served as a managing partner and a special limited partner since the company's inception. Howard was selected by Network World as one of the 25 most important people in communications. He is also a frequent columnist for Network World, Forbes, The Wall Street Journal, and Computerworld. Howard is the William Porter Distinguished Lecturer at Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a visiting professor at Indian School of Business in Hyderabad.

He obtained his BA in Economics from the University of Pennsylvania and received his MBA from Harvard University.
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Email: howard.anderson@tuck.dartmouth.edu

Peter Goodson
Fellow, Center for Private Equity and Entrepreneurship
Former Partner, Clayton, Dubilier & Rice, Inc.

Now devoting his primary efforts to philanthropic causes, Peter was formerly one of six partners at the firm of Clayton, Dubilier & Rice, a private equity firm that purchases and manages large industrial companies. The firm's investment record produced a compound annual return in excess of 50 percent over its 13-year history prior to Mr. Goodson's departure. The firm's strategy is to buy under-performing businesses and significantly enhance their operating performance. For the past four decades, Peter has also advised corporate leaders on a range of complex strategic, financial, and business performance issues. Peter also serves as an advising partner in Dubilier & Company, a private equity firm, applying the strategy of Clayton & Dubilier to smaller enterprises. He has taught advanced courses and workshops at Columbia Business School and The Stern School of Business. In addition, Peter is widely quoted and is frequently a guest speaker at universities and business forums throughout the world, including Harvard, Stanford, INSEAD, Tuck, and Kellogg business schools.

He obtained his BA from Stanford University and he completed the Harvard Business School program for financial executives.

Email: pecenter@tuck.dartmouth.edu

Charles E. Hutchinson
Fellow, Center for Private Equity and Entrepreneurship
Former Director, President, and CEO, GlycoFi

Hutch recently served as director, president and chief executive officer of GlycoFi since co-founding the company in the spring of 2000. Previous to GlycoFi, Hutch served as Dean of the Thayer School of Engineering at Dartmouth. Hutch was a co-founder of Medical Media Systems, Inc., and Dilon Technologies.

He obtained his BSEE from the Illinois Institute of Technology, an MSEE from Stanford, and he received his PhD from Stanford.

Email: hutch@dartmouth.edu

Jonathan Masland
Career Development Fellow
Center for Private Equity and Entrepreneurship
Co-Director, Career Development Office

Jonathan Masland is the External Team Leader for the Career Development Office leading international recruiting initiatives, overseeing recruiting development efforts, and spearheading alumni support strategy. In addition, Jonathan focuses on the financial services including private equity and real estate industries in addition to entrepreneurial career paths. His professional career includes corporate finance and investment banking roles with Coopers & Lybrand, Alex. Brown & Sons, Robertson Stephens and Townsend Frew in addition to entrepreneurial endeavors with Strategic Capital Resources, Revbox and The Endeavor Initiative in Uruguay.

He received his BA from Harvard University where he was co-captain of the National Championship squash team and received his MBA and MA from the Wharton/Lauder Institute dual-degree program.

Email: jonathan.masland@tuck.dartmouth.edu

Philip J. Ferneau
Fellow, Center for Private Equity and Entrepreneurship
Adjunct Associate Professor of Business Administration, Tuck School of Business

Phil Ferneau's current research topics include venture capital organizational design, investment strategy, deal structuring, and knowledge and performance management. Ferneau is a co-founder and managing director of Borealis Ventures, a Hanover-based venture capital limited partnership that invests in early stage, high-growth businesses in Northern New England and the greater Dartmouth community. Phil formerly served as the founding executive director of the Tuck Center for Private Equity and Entrepreneurship

He obtained his AB from Dartmouth College, a JD from the University of Virginia, and received his MBA from the Tuck School of Business.
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Email: philip.j.ferneau@tuck.dartmouth.edu

Gregg Fairbrothers
Fellow, Center for Private Equity and Entrepreneurship
Adjunct Professor of Business Administration, Tuck School of Business

Gregg Fairbrothers serves as the founding director of the Dartmouth Entrepreneurial Network and is an adjunct professor of business administration at Dartmouth's Tuck School of Business. Prior to returning to Dartmouth in 1999, he served in a variety of management and executive positions in the oil and gas industry over 22 years, managing and founding exploration and production companies on three continents.

He obtained his BA from Dartmouth College, he received his MS degree from Rutgers University, and his MBA from the University of Tulsa.
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Email: gregg.fairbrothers@dartmouth.edu

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Evy Huppert
Academic Coordinator

Email: evy.huppert@tuck.dartmouth.edu


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Paula Tilson
Program Administrator

Email: paula.tilson@tuck.dartmouth.edu


MBA Fellows

Each academic year, the Tuck Center for Private Equity and Entrepreneurship selects Tuck MBA students who demonstrate interest and achievement in the fields of private equity and entrepreneurship to serve as Center MBA Fellows.

The fellows participate in the Center's numerous research projects and have the opportunity to meet and host visiting executives while they are on campus. The research projects include industry surveys, in-depth studies of current academic topics, informational interviews of practitioners and co-authoring of cases and reports for use in classes, conferences, and in the media. The Center visitors and guest lecturers include institutional investors, venture capitalists, buyout investors, corporate venturers, angel investors, entrepreneurs, attorneys and accountants.

The 2012-13 Center MBA Fellows are:

Brian Boyd T'13
Garrett DeNinno T'13
Kaitlin Donvan T'13
Erin Mccafferty T'13
Kevin McCafferty T'13
Pablo Navarro Aristizabal T'13






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