Richard (“Dick”) Cashin is the President of One Equity Partners (“OEP”), a private equity firm that currently manages $7 billion for over 50 individual and institutional investors. Dick spent time growing up in two former Italian-speaking colonies, Libya and Ethiopia, and his parents lived in Rome for seven years when his father was with the Food & Agricultural Organization (FAO)/World Food Program (WFP). Dick has a BA in East Asian Studies from Harvard College (1975), an MBA from Harvard Business School (1980), and was a member of the U.S. Olympic Rowing Teams in 1976 and 1980.
In 1980, he joined Citigroup Venture Capital (President 1994-2000) and in 2001, founded OEP which became the private equity business of JP Morgan Chase before it was spun out in early 2015 to become an independent investment advisor.
Dick serves on the board of Titan International. He is a Trustee of the American University in Cairo, Boys Club of New York, Brooklyn Museum, Central Park Conservancy, Jazz at Lincoln Center, National Rowing Foundation, Newport Festivals Foundation. He is active in inner-city educational initiatives, Row NY fundraising for a new boathouse, and Harvard fundraising where he has served as Co-Chairman of his Harvard class for over 35 years.
He is married to Lisa, a 1975 Harvard classmate, and has two children, Frances Hodler and Henry Cashin and two grandchildren, Edie and Henry Hodler.