Rick Woods, CFA, CPWA®


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Mr. Woods has over 15 years of experience in the corporate finance and investment industries and holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation. Before co-founding Hamilton Point, he served as a Senior Manager of Finance & Deal Analysis for CNN Worldwide. Prior to that, he worked for a mezzanine investment firm and as an investment banker providing mergers, acquisitions and corporate finance advisory services to corporations located in the Southeast.

Rick is on the Board of the Methodist Home for Children. He has volunteered with the Inter-Faith Council Community Kitchen, Habitat for Humanity and serves on the Advisory Board for the Applied Investment Management Program at UNC’s Kenan-Flagler Business School. He has previously been involved with Children’s HopeChest and Carolina Cross Connection.

  • A.B. Public Policy Studies
    Duke University, 1998
    Durham, North Carolina
  • M.B.A.
    Duke University Fuqua School of Business, 2004
    Durham, North Carolina
Previous Affiliations
  • CNN Worldwide
  • Chatham Capital
  • Soles Brower Smith & Co.