Role

Mr. Rydzewski joined the firm in 2017 with healthcare experience incorporating professional activity in such diverse sectors of the industry as biotechnology and drug development services; medical devices; hospital management and long term care, including assisted living and skilled nursing care; behavioral health; and managed care.

Experience

Prior to PJ SOLOMON, Mr. Rydzewski founded a pre-clinical stage biotech company developing cancer-targeting immuno-therapeutics with technology licensed from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Harvard University. He was a Managing Director focused on structured credit investments in the pharmaceutical sector at Christofferson Robb & Company, a private investment firm. He performed healthcare advisory and financing assignments as a partner or senior officer at Benedetto, Garland & Co., Kidder, Peabody & Co. and Dean Witter Reynolds, Inc. He was the senior manager in the bankruptcy and insolvency group, performing both creditor committee and debtor assignments, at Price Waterhouse & Co.

Education

Mr. Rydzewski received both an MBA and a Bachelor of Science degree with Honors from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. He also holds a C.P.A. license.

Professional Affiliations

  • Director, Turn-Key Health

Previous Professional Affiliations

  • Director, Executive and Investment Committees, Fidelis Care, Inc.
  • Director, Compensation Committee Chairman, Vision-Sciences, Inc.
  • Director and past Chairman, ARV Assisted Living, Inc.
  • Director, Audit Committee Chairman, United Medical Corp.
  • Director, Maxim Healthcare Corporation
  • Trustee, CancerCare
  • Director, The Russian National Orchestra
  • AICPA

Not-For-Profit Affiliations

  • Chairman of the RAND Corporation’s Health Board of Advisors
  • Director and past President, The Dakota, Inc.
  • Member, Centennial Society, The Economic Club of New York