Rudy is an Advisor to Andina on strategic matters with a focus on private equity portfolio investing operations for The K Fund, LP and The K Fund II. He is the Managing General Partner of Riverford Partners, LLC, an strategic advisory and investment firm that acts as an investor, board member and advisor to growth companies and companies in transition. He is a director and governance committee chair and former lead director for Parker Drilling Company (NYSE:PKD) and member of the board of directors and chair or member of several committees of Apollo Investment Company, a registered investment company and publicly-traded financial services company. Rudy is also a Senior Advisor to Pall Mall Capital, Ltd. in London and an Advisory Board member of Transnational Capital Corp. based in New York. Recently Rudy was named to the Board of Kayne Anderson Acquisition Corp., (NASDAQ: KAAC) formed for acquiring one or more companies.
His prior experience includes roles with several private equity funds including co-founder and Managing General Partner of the $800 million Clarity Partners LP fund, and the $100 million Rader, Reinfrank & Co. fund and co-founder of $220 million Clarity China, L.P. fund. Rudy’s additional experience includes roles as an executive, investor and advisor for the Roy E. Disney (Shamrock Holdings) and Marvin Davis families. He has served on numerous corporate boards in connection with these activities and his roles with his private equity funds.
Rudy has an AB from Stanford University and an MBA from UCLA.