Rhode Island-born entrepreneur who held executive positions with Jacobs Private Equity LLC and XPO Logistics. During the 1990s, he consolidated United States waste management and rental companies.
He studied briefly at both Brown University and Bennington College. When he was in his early twenties, he became one of two founders of a New Jersey oil trading business.
He sat on the board of the Pennsylvania-based Beck Institute for Cognitive Behavior Therapy.
He was born in Providence, Rhode Island to a father who earned his livelihood in the jewelry business.
His contemporary, Jamie Dimon, also had a successful career as an entrepreneur.