THORNE L. PERKIN
Thorne Perkin joined Papamarkou Wellner in 2005 where he served as Managing Director until appointed President, Papamarkou Wellner Asset Management, Inc., in 2014. Previously, Mr. Perkin spent seven years as a Vice President and Portfolio Manager in the Private Client Group at Credit Suisse (formerly Donaldson, Lufkin, Jenrette) specializing in business development, asset allocation and portfolio construction for high net worth clients, foundations and institutions. Prior to joining DLJ, Thorne worked in Equity Research covering Semiconductor Capital Equipment as an Associate for Needham & Co. He also worked as an Analyst for The Bank of New York in Middle Markets/Small Business Lending.
Mr. Perkin is the Co-Founder and first investor in OLIKA, Inc., acquired by Amyris, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMRS). He is also a Trustee of several private philanthropic organizations with a focus on development and finance. Mr. Perkin received his B.A. from Colgate University with honors where he focused on Economics and History.