Joseph E. Lipscomb

Co-Founder & Partner

Arborview Capital

Joined: 2008

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Joe is a founder of Arborview Capital, co-heads the investment team and co-manages the operations of the firm. Prior to co-founding Arborview Capital, he had nine years experience identifying, consummating and managing private equity investments, first as a managing director at the Carlyle Group and then with the Maryland-based firm, Global Environment Fund. He has a long track record of working closely with high quality management teams to build successful, leading companies in high growth sectors. Prior to that, Joe had a nine year career at BT Alex Brown and First Boston, providing financing and advisory services to growth companies. Joe currently serves on the boards of directors of LRI Energy Solutions, Paragon Airheater Technologies, Drexel Metals, Energy Automation Systems and previously served as a board member of numerous companies, both private and public. He also currently is the Chairman of the Board of the Nature Conservancy-Washington DC/Maryland Chapter, is a trustee and member of the Investment Committee of Kenyon College and is a member of the advisory board of the School of Advanced International Studies at Johns Hopkins University (SAIS). Joe received an undergraduate degree from Kenyon, an MA from SAIS and an MBA from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.


The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania , Pennsylvania,
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Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies , District of Columbia,
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Board Member

LRI Energy Solutions

Drexel Metals, Inc.

Energy Automation Systems, Inc.

Work History

The Carlyle Group

First Boston Corp.