Ross Karpman is a Managing Director of BBH and Co-Manager and Investment Committee member of BBH Cedar Street Equity. Ross interacts regularly with limited partners and is actively involved in sourcing, investment evaluation, transaction execution, and post-closing monitoring of portfolio companies. Prior to joining the firm in 2023, Ross was a founding member of and served as a senior investment professional in Direct Equity Partners, Credit Suisse’s private equity co-investment business, where he was involved in all aspects of the investment process. Prior to that, Ross was part of Credit Suisse’s Private Equity and PE Joint Ventures businesses, including DLJ Merchant Banking Partners. Ross was also Portfolio Manager of Credit Suisse’s Equity Exchange Funds business and started his career in the Investment Banking Division at Credit Suisse. Ross has served on various investment committees and boards of private equity and real estate funds. Ross received a B.A. in economics summa cum laude with high thesis honors from Tufts University and an MBA from the New York University Leonard N. Stern School of Business.