• AccountabilIT
  • Abacus Group
  • CloudWave
  • Collaborative Solutions
  • Health Monitor Network
  • KLDiscovery
  • Mintz Group
  • Park Place Technologies
  • VaultLogix/Intercloud Systems

Exited Companies:

  • Executive Health Resources (EHR)
  • L Discovery
  • OneNeck IT Services
  • Providea Conferencing
  • Thorne Research
  • TriTech Software Systems
  • Wavelink Corporation

Richard J. Williams

Managing Partner

(617) 261-2052

Rick has a successful track record of investing in growth companies since 1990. Prior to co-founding WestView Capital Partners, he was a Partner in Tudor Investment Corporation’s private equity group. Tudor is a globally recognized investment manager with over $10 billion in total capital. While at Tudor, Rick focused on growth equity investments. Prior to joining Tudor in 2000, Rick was a Managing Director of Triumph Capital Group, a Boston-based private equity firm which managed more than $800 million in capital. During his ten years at Triumph, he led numerous investments in growth oriented companies in a variety of recapitalization, growth financing and buyout transactions. Before joining Triumph in 1990, Rick was an Associate in the investment banking group of Drexel Burnham Lambert.

While at WestView, Tudor and Triumph, Rick has been responsible for investments in the technology services, software, business services and healthcare sectors. In addition to his investments at WestView, he has served as a director of numerous companies, including Ameridata Technologies (NYSE: ADA), United Natural Foods (NASDAQ: UNFI), Hatten Communications, Claricom Holdings, Longview Group, International Computer Graphics, OutSource International (NASDAQ: OSIX), Value Asset Management, Certus Corporation, Ballard Petroleum, Granitar Systems, Knowledge Impact, ManagedStorage International and Wavelink Corporation.

Rick received his B.S. degree in Computer Science from Yale University and his MBA from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.