Rob Edwards ’89
Chancellor's Global Leadership Council
Rob Edwards is a partner at Ridgemont Equity Partners, a middle market private equity firm based in Charlotte, North Carolina. He serves on the Management and Investment Committees and is primarily responsible for the firm’s investment activity in the business and industrial services sector. Prior to Ridgemont, Edwards was a managing director at Bank of America Capital Investors (predecessor to Ridgemont) from 1997 to 2010, a management consultant at McKinsey & Co., Inc., a vice president at Allied Capital, and an investment banker at Bowles Hollowell Conner & Co, Inc. He received a Master of Business Administration degree from Harvard Business School and a Bachelor of Arts degree in economics with highest distinction from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Edwards has served on the working group of the Shuford Program in Entrepreneurship and on the Board of Visitors, where he was chair of the Student Recruitment Committee.