|Russell L. Carson|
|Alma mater||Dartmouth College (A.B.)
Columbia Business School (M.B.A.)
|Known for||Founder of Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe|
Early life and career
Carson attended public high school in Toledo, Ohio. He then matriculated at Dartmouth College, graduating with an A.B. in economics in 1965. After Dartmouth, Carson attended Columbia Business School and obtained an MBA in 1967. From 1967 to 1978, he worked at the Citicorp Venture Capital subsidiary of Citicorp, serving as its Chairman and CEO from 1974 to 1978. Carson left Citicorp to fund the private equity fund Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe.
Carson is married to his wife Judy and together they have two children.
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