The combination of industry expertise and
relevant deal experience is powerful.

Richard R.S. Northrop
Executive Chairman
(203) 661-7702

Professional Background

Rick is Portico's Executive Chairman and Founder.  He was a Senior Investment Banker for 18 years with Citigroup and Salomon Smith Barney before founding Portico in early 2000.

A Managing Director in Citi SSB's Technology Group, Rick was Head of the Information Services Group which served traditional and emerging growth Information & Business Services companies in the FinTech/Payments, B2B Data, Marketing Database, and Technology BPO sectors.  His broad base of financing and advisory experience includes well over 200 transactions in the Information & Business Services and Software Industries.

Educational Background

Rick holds a BA from the University of Virginia, an MS from the University of Pennsylvania and an MBA from The Wharton School.