Richard Diamond, Principal
Richard Diamond is a Principal of Castlewood Capital Partners, LLC. He has more than 25 years of experience with a
successful track record in investment management, corporate finance, as well as the development and implementation of strategic and business restructurings.
Prior to founding Castlewood Capital Partners, Mr. Diamond accumulated extensive private equity investing experience.
He was a Partner at Strait Lane Capital Partners, LLC from 2009 to 2017, and at Evolve Capital Ltd. from 2005 to 2009.
Strait Lane Capital is the private investment arm of two family offices, while Evolve is a private equity group focused
on control investments and recapitalizations of lower middle-market service and asset light businesses. Mr. Diamond led and
managed interactions with intermediaries at both Strait Lane and Evolve. Mr. Diamond has also served on a variety of corporate boards.
His board responsibilities have ranged from companies producing mission critical marine and telecom electronics to analytic software
for the clinical diagnostic laboratory industry. Prior to joining Evolve Capital, Mr. Diamond was a Partner at Transition Capital from
2004 to 2005, focused on generating investment opportunities.
Mr. Diamond received an undergraduate degree and an MBA in Finance from the University of Pennsylvania and the Wharton School.