Timothy C. Collins, ’82 M.B.A.

Collins was co-chair of the recently concluded Yale Divinity Capital Campaign. He also serves on the Board of Directors for the Yale School of Management, of which he is an alumnus.  He is the founder of Ripplewood Holdings L.L.C. and resides in Bronxville, NY with his wife, Andrea. He is the founder, senior managing director, and chief executive officer of Ripplewood Holdings LLC. He is also a member of the Board of Directors of Citigroup.He began his career in finance, marketing, and manufacturing at Cummins Engine Company. From 1981 to 1984, he worked with the management consulting firm of Booz & Company, specializing in strategic and operational assignments with major industrial and financial firms. He became a vice president at Lazard Frères in New York, then managed Onex Corporation’s New York office. Founded in 1995, Ripplewood manages about $4.0 billion in four institutional private equity funds: Ripplewood Partners, L.P., Ripplewood Partners II, L.P., RHJ International, L.P. and New LTCB Partners C.V. The company invests in education publishing, telecom, automotive retail, specialty chemicals, consumer products & food manufacturing, and industrial products.  Collins was named one of the “25 Stars of Asia: Leaders at the Forefront of Change” by BusinessWeek magazine in 2004.  He has close ties to former British Prime Minister Tony Blair, and his son Drew ‘07 B.A., ‘10 M.Div. works for the Tony Blair Faith Foundation.