Mr. LaPoint has more than 16 years experience in private equity and venture capital investing. Mr. LaPoint is currently a Partner at Halpern, Denny & Company, a lower middle market buyout firm he helped form in 1991. Halpern Denny & Company has invested more than $600MM in consumer, healthcare services, industrial distribution and media/communications industries. Prior to joining Halpern Denny & Company, Mr. LaPoint was a consultant at Bain & Company from 1987 to 1991, 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, The Catholic School Foundation (Inner City Scholarship Fund) and the Wellesley Community Center.