Rick Genzer is the Investment Director of the IT Investment Group at Ben Franklin. For 30 years before joining Ben Franklin in 2017, Rick was an accomplished founding team member, senior executive and management consultant with direct involvement in many entrepreneurial endeavors, and has played many key roles in the commercialization of leading-edge products and services. As part of his prior commercialization experience, Rick has had direct involvement in a variety of private equity transactions, in a wide range of market sectors. Rick has been in investor in a private equity fund and has served/participated on a number of both non-profit and for-profit boards. Since joining Ben Franklin, Rick has worked with over 100 companies and ultimately invested in 16. He has also participated in 2 exits and 3 debt conversions.