Peter G. Schiff, Managing Partner & Founder, Northwood Ventures
A vital member of our board, Peter brings a wealth of experience in finance and marketing to Community Broadcasters. Prior to founding Northwood Ventures LLC in 1983, Peter worked in the private equity division of E.M. Warburg, Pincus & Co. Previously, he served as an officer in the corporate division of Chemical Bank (now JPMorgan Chase & Co). Currently, Peter serves as a director of many of Northwood’s portfolio companies. He is a graduate of Lake ForestCollege where he majored in International Relations and Politics. He also holds an M.B.A. in Finance and Marketing from the University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business.
Henry T. Wilson, Managing Partner, Northwood Ventures
Hal joined Northwood in 1991 where he currently serves as a director of many of Northwood’s portfolio companies. Prior to joining Northwood, he served as a Vice President of Merrill Lynch & Company where he completed a wide range of investment banking transactions including initial public offerings, acquisitions, divestitures and private financing for emerging growth and technology companies. As a middle-market lending officer for The Irving Trust Company (now The Bank of New York Mellon), Hal focused on cash flow-based leveraged buyouts. He holds an M.B.A. from the DardenSchool at the University of Virginia, as well as a B.A. in Economics, with Distinction.
Paul R. Homer. Principal, Northwood Ventures
Prior to joining Northwood in 1999, Paul served as a financial analyst for a venture capital-financed retailer with over 80 stores. While there, he evaluated capital raising alternatives and developed a financial reporting system. Currently, in addition to reviewing new investment opportunities, Paul serves on the board of several of Northwood’s portfolio companies and is Director of the Long Island Capital Alliance. He received an M.B.A. with Distinction from the Zarb School of Business at Hofstra University and a B.S. in Finance, magna cum laude, from BentleyCollege.