Rich Upton

Mr. Upton has over 30 years of healthcare finance experience. Currently, he is a General Partner at Harbor Light Capital Partners, a private investment firm seeking to invest in early-stage companies. Previously, he worked as a healthcare investment banker for Salomon Brothers and later as an independent adviser. In addition to Carmell, Mr. Upton serves on the boards of Anuncia Medical (Chairman), Alcyone Therapeutics and Medicinal Genomics Corp, and previously served on the boards of Home Diagnostics, Inc. (NASDAQ: HDIX – acquired by Nipro Corporation), Castlewood Surgical and Courtagen Life Sciences. Mr. Upton currently serves on the board of the Endowment for Health (Chair of the investment committee) and served 10 years on investment committee of the New Hampshire Charitable Foundation. He is also the former Chairman of The Pine Hill Waldorf School. Mr. Upton received his MBA degree from The Darden School at the University of Virginia and a dual Bachelor’s degree in Economics and English from Amherst College.



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