Richard F. Gioia is the founder and managing partner of Lorraine.  Richard has been involved all phases of the firm’s development since its launch in 2013.

Richard has been surrounded by business his entire life, growing up in a family business.  That involvement in business continued later into life.  Following the launch of Lorraine, Richard served as the Chief Executive Officer of Lorraine’s first portfolio company.  Staying true to Lorraine’s investment philosophy of investment with active involvement, Richard is involved in all of Lorraine’s investments.

Richard holds a B.A. from George Washington University, a J.D. from American University, Washington College of Law, and an M.B.A. from University of Rochester, Simon School of Business.