Founder and President
As the Founder and President of Ridge Hill Partners, Paul is the point man for all efforts on client accounts. During his career, he has specialized in starting and growing small entrepreneurial ventures. Paul is the former CEO of National Transaction Network, Inc., a publicly traded software development and systems integration firm which he successfully sold in 1996. After the sale of NTN, Paul was a founding Principal at Little Harbor Capital and Radius Capital Partners, two specialty investment banking firms focusing on large, multi-firm consolidations of growing, tech-based companies.
Paul earned his BS in Marketing and Computer Science from Boston College and his MBA from Babson College, voted #1 in Entrepreneurial Studies by U.S. News and World Report.
Paul is an avid snow skier, tennis player and golfer. He lives with his family in Needham, MA and closely follows Boston Red Sox baseball and Boston College hockey. He is a certified high school baseball umpire.
Since 1997, Paul has been an elected Town Meeting Member in Needham, MA, working on legislative issues in town government. Paul is the former Chairman of Needham’s Community Preservation Committee.
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As Senior Broker at Ridge Hill Partners, Walter uses his deep experience in the law, banking and business to assist business owners and sellers. During his impressive career, Walter has practiced law both in the Office of the Massachusetts Attorney General and in private practice, started an equipment leasing company which he took public and then sold to a large financial services company. He also owned several franchises including Prudential Real Estate and AT&T Home Security Systems. The capstone effort of Walter’s career was as a key member of the turn-around team at US Trust Bank, a regional financial institution which was brought back to full financial health and subsequently sold to Citizen’s Bank.
In recent years, Walter has actively consulted to several business organizations and has devoted much of this time to charity work, including acting as Chairman of the Board of The Home for Little Wanderers, New England’s largest social welfare agency. Walter also has been a member of the Board of Trustees of Bay Colony Development Corporation, the largest originator of SBA 504 loans in Massachusetts.
Walter is a graduate of Tufts University and received his law degree from Boston University Law School. He is a veteran having served as an officer in the U.S. Navy.
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With years of experience doing deals in mergers and acquisitions, we are connected to many brokers, intermediaries and investment bankers across the country. This group trades tips and experiences by phone, e-mail, chat groups and conferences. The experience of one adds to the experience of all. When you select Ridge Hill Partners you have professionals across the country working on your behalf.