Argosy Private Equity consists of partners with diverse business and professional experiences who have worked together over an extended period of time and across multiple funds.
Donald Charlton, Operating Partner, joined Argosy in 2010 and is responsible for evaluating potential investments, performing due diligence, and working with portfolio companies to grow shareholder value. He has over 23 years experience as a C-Suite athlete for venture and private equity backed companies. Mr. Charlton was a founding management team member of InPhonic, the 2004 INC 500 #1 ranked fastest growing private company in the U.S., where the team raised $90 million in private equity and completed a $150 million IPO exit. InPhonic grew to $300 million in revenues and 700 employees in less than five years. Mr. Charlton has diverse industry experience spanning technology, software, manufacturing, ecommerce, Internet advertising/marketing and professional services. He brings solid middle market buyout experience having completed 14 acquisitions during his career. Mr. Charlton started his career with Coopers & Lybrand (now PriceWaterhouseCoopers) and held management positions at Baxter Healthcare, Osage Venture Partners, InPhonic (now Simplexity), XM Satellite Radio, Gratis Internet and Venture Catalyst Consulting. Don earned his B.S. from the University of Scranton, an MBA from New York University’s Stern School of Business and is a CPA. Don Charlton