C. Richard Kramlich
C. Richard Kramlich is currently Chairman and General Manager of Kramlich Investment Company. He has been a member of Tri Alpha Energy’s board of directors since 2006. Prior to this, he co-founded New Enterprise Associates and served as its Managing General Partner for over 20 years. Mr. Kramlich began his venture career in 1969 as a General Partner with Arthur Rock and Co., after nine years in general management (as Manager of Financial Planning at the Kroger Co.) and investment management (as Executive Vice President at Gardner & Preston Moss Company in Boston). Mr. Kramlich has received four Lifetime Achievement Awards, including awards from the National Venture Capital Association (he served as Chairman and President in 1992-93), the University of California Haas School of Business, the Silicon Valley Deloitte Technology Fast 50 Program, and the Red Herring Magazine Award. He received an M.B.A. from Harvard University and a B.S. in history from Northwestern University.