Bob Ruckh is a Managing Director at Brightstar. He currently serves on the Board of WindsorONE, a Brightstar portfolio company.
Prior to joining Brightstar, Bob was a Senior Partner in the Strategy and Transactions practice at Ernst & Young, where he worked with many premier global private equity firms, their portfolio companies and Fortune 50 companies. Previously, he was a partner at Arthur Andersen.
During his career, Bob has led or had direct responsibility for nearly 1000 transactions, ranging from start-up and growth capital investments in founder and sponsor-owned businesses to multi-billion dollar, public and private cross-border M&A transactions, IPOs, 144A financings, lender refinancing transactions, recapitalizations, divestitures, and carve-outs, as well as working capital mechanisms and disputes. He’s led teams on the ground in more than 20 countries.
Bob serves as Treasurer and member of the board and its Executive Committee of the Ackerman Institute for the Family. He graduated From Fordham University with a B.S. in Accounting.