Investment Team

Board Responsibilities
Prior Board Participation

Richard S. Kollender

  • Joined Quaker Partners in 2003 and promoted to Partner in 2005
  • Previously: Held positions in sales, marketing and worldwide business development at GlaxoSmithKline. Also served as investment manager at S.R. One where he evaluated potential investment opportunities, performed due diligence, structured and negotiated investments and worked with management teams to execute their strategies following investment. Began his career as a CPA with KPMG Peat Marwick with an emphasis on the healthcare and emerging businesses sectors.
  • Board Responsibilities: Celator Pharmaceuticals, Insmed , Nupathe, and Rapid Micro Biosystems
  • Other Investment Responsibilities: Achillion Pharmaceuticals and Horizon Pharma
  • Prior Board Participation: Medmark (acquired by Walgreen Co.), Precision Therapeutics, TargetRx (acquired by ImpactRx), and Transport Pharmaceuticals
  • Other: Public Policy Committee Member for Pennsylvania Bio. Advisory Committee Member for Mid-Atlantic Venture Association. Certified Public Accountant. Member of both the American and Pennsylvania Institutes of Certified Public Accountants. Adjunct faculty, Lehigh University.
  • Education: B.A. from Franklin and Marshall College, M.B.A. and Health Administration & Policy degrees with Honors from the University of Chicago.