Rob Driscoll is a tenured private equity and family office investor with over 25 years of experience acquiring, managing and successfully exiting private company investments.
Rob is the Founder and Managing Principal of Driscoll Holdings. He was previously a Managing Principal at Striker Partners, responsible for the sourcing, structuring, closing, oversight and exit of numerous successful Private Equity investments.
Prior to joining Striker, Rob ran Mellon Ventures’ Philadelphia office. Before Mellon Ventures, Rob was President & CEO of Star Anchors & Fasteners, where he directed its successful turnaround in bankruptcy. Prior to Star, he was a Principal at DSP, a private equity group focused on leverage buyouts of firms emerging from bankruptcy. Before DSP, Rob was with the Deloitte & Touche Consulting Group where he focused on strategic and implementation issues, and operational turnarounds of troubled companies. Prior to business school, he completed the First National Bank of Boston’s credit training program and worked in the Restructuring Division. Rob also worked in the firm’s High Technology Division both in Boston, MA and in Silicon Valley where he financed companies in a variety of technology industries.
Rob has been a guest lecturer for the Finance Department at the Wharton School, and is the former Treasurer and Board Member of the Philadelphia Association for Corporate Growth (ACG). In addition to serving on two non-profit Boards, Rob is a current or former Director of Breckenridge Brewery, Business Express Airlines, Clipper Ten, LLC, Fairmount Automation, Inc., InterLine Brands, Inc., LaserGrade, LP, Orchids Paper Products, (NYSE "TIS"), RealWinWin, Inc., Recirculation Technologies, Inc, Four Stripes ETF (Nasdaq "TTTN") where he serves as Chairman of the Audit Committee and Touchstone Wireless LP. He is a member of the National Association of Corporate Directors.
Rob holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Vermont, with Honors, and an MBA from The Wharton School.