Richard R. Crowell, Founder & Managing Partner
Richard Crowell founded Vance Street in 2007. He serves on the firm’s Management and Investment Committees and is active in executing transactions and as a Director for Vance Street portfolio companies. Prior to Vance, Mr. Crowell co-founded and served as President of Aurora Capital Group from 1991 through 2005. From 1987 to 1991, Mr. Crowell was a Managing Partner of Acadia Partners. From 1983 to 1987, he served as a Managing Director of Corporate Finance for Drexel Burnham Lambert. Mr. Crowell received an MBA from UCLA’s Anderson School of Management and a BA from the University of California, Santa Cruz.
Mr. Crowell currently serves as a Director for: International Aerospace Coatings, Inc; Eirtech Aviation Services; Micronics, Inc; Jet Parts Engineering; RBC Corp (NASDAQ; ROLL); the Quinn Group; and The Board of Visitors for the UCLA Anderson School of Management.