William LaPoint

Lecturer

Academic Division: Entrepreneurship

Bio

​Mr. LaPoint has more than 20 years of experience in private equity and venture capital investing. Mr. LaPoint is currently a Partner at ALY Holdings LLC, a private partnership he formed with two colleagues to acquire a small group of companies in New England. Prior to forming ALY Holdings, Mr. LaPoint was a co-founder of Halpern, Denny & Company, a lower middle market buyout firm that invested more than $600MM in the consumer, healthcare services, industrial distribution and media/communications industries. Prior to joining Halpern Denny & Company, Mr. LaPoint was a consultant at Bain & Company, where he led strategy consulting teams in the healthcare, distribution and manufacturing industries. Prior to joining Bain, Mr. LaPoint was an operations manager at Procter & Gamble. Mr. LaPoint received his MBA from Harvard Business School, where he was a Baker Scholar, and his Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Mr. LaPoint is a resident of Wellesley, MA. He is married with three daughters and serves on the boards of Boston College High School and the Catholic School Foundation (Inner City Scholarship Fund).

Academic Degrees

  • MBA, Harvard Business School
  • BS, MIT

Academic Interests

Entrepreneurship; Venture Capital; Finance; Mergers and Acquisitions

Courses

Degree Courses 2016-2017

Degree Courses 2015-2016