We are pleased to announce Derek Fricke has been promoted to Senior Associate. Derek joined the firm in May, 2010 as an Analyst and was later promoted to Associate in February, 2011. As Senior Associate, Derek evaluates new opportunities and actively engages in the management of current portfolio companies.
“We’re thrilled to be able to reward Derek’s hard work with a promotion. We continue to believe the firm’s strong track record, investing in healthcare and technology companies, is the result of a talented and enduring team,” said Koleman Karleski, Managing Partner at Chrysalis.
Prior to Chrysalis, Derek worked as an Associate for BIA Digital Partners, a Washington DC-area private equity and mezzanine investment fund where he supported the firm’s investments in media, communications and online services companies. Previously, he was an Analyst for SunTrust Robinson Humphrey in Atlanta. Derek graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a BS in Business Administration and Economics.