Rand Worldwide Board of Directors
Peter H. Kamin – Chairman of the Board
Peter H. Kamin is the founder and Managing Partner of 3K Limited Partnership. For the 11 years preceding the formation of 3K, Mr. Kamin was a founding member and Managing Partner of ValueAct Capital. ValueAct grew into a leading investment management organization during Peter’s tenure. Prior to founding ValueAct Capital in 2000, Mr. Kamin founded and managed Peak Investment L.P. Peak was a limited partnership, organized to make investments in a select number of domestic public and private companies.
Mr. Kamin is presently a Director of Tile Shop Holdings, MAM Software Limited, and several privately held companies. Mr. Kamin has previously served as a Director of a number of public and private companies.
Mr. Kamin holds a BA from Tufts University and an MBA from Harvard’s Graduate School of Business and is a trustee of Tufts University.
Lawrence Rychlak – Board Member
Larry Rychlak became CEO in November 2014 and assumed overall executive responsibility for the Company. With over 35 years of financial and management experience, Larry brings a track record of improving operating efficiencies, maximizing financial performance, strengthening company’s financial position and streamlining operations. His background includes several senior management positions in both private and publicly-held organizations, business consulting experience, and as a Senior Manager with an international accounting and consulting firm.
Prior to the merger of Avatech Solutions and IMAGINiT Technologies, Larry was with Avatech for five years, where he was the President and Chief Financial Officer. Before joining Avatech, Larry was with Environmental Elements Corp., where he held the positions of interim President and Chief Financial Officer.
He is a Certified Public Accountant and holds a B.A. and a M.B.A. from Loyola University Maryland.
Philip Livingston – Board Member
Mr. Livingston served as Chief Executive Officer and a director of Ambassadors Group, Inc., a provider of educational travel experiences and online education research materials, from May 2014 to October 2015. Prior to joining Ambassadors Group, Mr. Livingston was Chief Executive Officer of LexisNexis Web Based Marketing Solutions until October 2013. He joined LexisNexis in April 2009 as Senior Vice President of Practice Management and served in executive management positions from April 2009 to October 2013. Mr. Livingston has, in the past, served as Chief Financial Officer for Celestial Seasonings, Inc., Catalina Marketing Corporation and World Wrestling Entertainment.
From 1999 to 2003 he served as President of Financial Executives International, the leading professional association of chief financial officers and controllers. In that role he led the organization’s support of regulatory and corporate governance reforms culminating in the Sarbanes-Oxley Act. In the past, he has served on numerous public and private company boards including Broadsoft Corporation, Insurance Auto Auction, Cott Corporation, MSC Software and Seitel Inc.
Mr. Livingston earned a BA in Business Management, BS in Government and Politics from the University of Maryland and a MBA in Finance and Accounting from the University of California, Berkeley. He is a Certified Public Accountant and is a Member of the AICPA.
David Schneider – Board Member
Mr. Schneider joined the Board of Directors in November 2014. He is a is a Partner of 3K Limited Partnership with over 20 years of business experience including 16 years in private equity and debt investing. Prior to joining 3K, for over 12 years Dave was with Main Street Resources, a middle market private equity firm. As a Partner with Main Street, Dave was responsible for all facets of the firm’s activities including fund raising, deal sourcing and execution, and worked closely with the firm’s portfolio companies at the board and management level.
Prior to Main Street, Dave spent time with J.H. Whitney & Co., an alternative asset investment firm, and MCG Global, a boutique merchant banking firm. Dave started his career with Price Waterhouse LLP.
Dave is a Certified Public Accountant (inactive) and holds a BS from Bryant College and an MBA from Bentley College. Dave has served as Director/Advisor for over a dozen companies including Glass America, Morgan Contracting, Vertex Fasteners, Sage Parts Plus, Black Clawson, The Roberts Company, and Midasco.