Ramsey W. Goodrich is a Managing Partner at Carter Morse & Goodrich and brings more than 25 years of experience advising entrepreneurs, business owners and corporate executives of privately held middle market companies on strategies to maximize shareholder value through M&A and capital transactions. Over the course of his career, Mr. Goodrich has advised on nearly 100 transactions totaling more than $3.5 billion in value.
Outside of the office, Mr. Goodrich is the current Chairman of the Exit Planning Exchange – TriState Region (2015 – Present), President of XPX Connecticut (XPX-CT) chapter (2014 – Present) and Chairman Emeritus (2012 – Present) and Past President (2005-2011) of the Connecticut Chapter of the Association for Corporate Growth (ACG-CT). He was also a Global Board Member for the Association for Corporate Growth (ACG Global – 2013-2016) where he was involved with a major strategic planning effort. He is an active speaker on M&A and Capital transactions, having given dozens of presentations to corporations, associations and trade organizations and is a regular speaker at industry conferences around the country.
Prior to joining Carter Morse & Goodrich more than a decade ago, Mr. Goodrich was a Managing Director of Spinnaker Group Capital Advisors LLC, an investment banking firm based in Darien, Connecticut and was a Vice President of E&Y Corporate Finance, an affiliate of Ernst & Young, in their M&A and capital markets and co-founded the financial sponsors group. During his career, he has also held various advisory positions at Banque Paribas and Chase Manhattan Bank (nka JP Morgan Chase).
Mr. Goodrich received his Master of Business Administration degree from the Leonard N. Stern School of Business at New York University, triple majoring in Finance, International Business and Management, and his Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from St. Lawrence University. He also completed MBA graduate studies in international business administration at the Institut Superieur des Affaires (ISA) at L'Ecole des Hautes Etudes Commerciales (HEC) in France. Mr. Goodrich holds his NASD Series 7, 24, 63 and 79 securities licenses.
He is also an active volunteer with the Connecticut Challenge (cancer survivorship), Fairfield Youth Lacrosse (board member and head coach) and Okemo Mountain Alpine Racing Association.