Rick Rickertsen joins Berry Plastics Group board of directors
Mr. Rickertsen is a managing partner of Pine Creek Partners, a private equity investment firm based in Washington, D.C. Mr. Rickertsen has worked in private equity since 1987. Prior to founding Pine Creek Partners, he was chief operating officer and partner of Thayer Capital Partners, a Washington, D.C.-based private equity investment firm. He was a founding partner of three Thayer investment funds.
Mr. Rickertsen has been a member of the board of directors of MicroStrategy since October 2002. He joined the Apollo Senior Credit Fund board in 2011 and the board of Noranda in 2012. He was formerly a board member of publicly-traded companies Convera Corporation, a search-engine software company, UAP Holding Corp., a distributor of agriculture products, and Homeland Security Capital Corporation, a specialized technology provider to government and commercial customers. ■