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Beringea’s Charlie Rothstein named to MEDC’s Michigan Strategic Fund

September 9th 2019

Beringea’s Charlie Rothstein was recently named by Governor Gretchen Whitmer to the board of the Michigan Economic Development Corp.’s Michigan Strategic Fund (MSF), a seat he will hold until 2021. The MSF was created by P.A. 270 of 1984 and has broad authority to promote economic development and create jobs.

Charlie is founder and senior managing director of Beringea, a growth equity investment firm with offices in London and Detroit. He is directly responsible for all the Firm’s activities. In addition, he oversees Beringea’s U.S.-based funds, which provide growth capital and/or mezzanine financing to exceptional high growth, high potential businesses. These activities include identifying, analyzing, making and exiting investments, as well as providing ongoing direction and strategic advice to portfolio companies. Since the Firm’s founding, Charlie has served on numerous portfolio company boards, and is currently a director at Floyd, Blis, UICO, All In One Medical, and Detroit Institute of Music Education.

He also serves as a director of S.A.Y. Detroit, a nonprofit that improves the lives of Detroit’s neediest citizens through shelter, food, medical care, volunteer efforts and education. He has chaired philanthropic events for Children’s Hospital of Detroit and the University of Michigan, among others.

Charlie graduated from the University of Michigan with a B.B.A. and an MBA.