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Rick Perkal

Rick Perkal is the CEO and a Managing Partner of Firelight Capital Partners, a private equity firm focused on investing in consumer brands. Firelight Capital is a partnership between experienced investment professionals and marketing firm Yard NYC.  Previously, Rick was a Senior Managing Director with Irving Place Capital, where he focused on investments in the consumer & retail sectors, and prior to that, Rick headed the corporate practice of the Washington, D.C. office of Kirkland & Ellis.  Rick has served on various boards, including Pets Supplies Plus, New York & Company, Vitamin Shoppe, Aeropostale, and Stuart Weitzman, and is currently on the board of Three Dog Bakery, LLC.  Rick is a member of the Board of Overseers of the Cardozo School of Law.