Richard Kirshenbaum

Richard Kirshenbaum

Founder & Chief Executive Officer at NSG/SWAT
New York, United States

About me

Tenure: Founder/12 years

One of the few creative entrepreneurs in the advertising business today, combining a widely respected creative reputation with a rare business acumen. A copywriter by trade, Richard's career path included valuable experience at J. Walter Thompson, Korey Kay & Partner and Deutsch. Richard and Bill act as co-creative directors on the agency's accounts. Richard's experience in investment services includes Quick & Reilly, Charles Schwab, Bear Stearns and Neuberger & Berman.

Sector Experience


Chief Executive Officer
New York, United States
2011 - Present (12 years 11 months)
A creative brand studio focused on major entrepreneurs and entrepreneurial divisions of large companies.
Founded in 2015, SWAT Equity Partners is a consumer-focused investment fund that leverages its partners'​ dynamic combination of lethal creative and traditional private equity capabilities to identify and support Founders of emerging consumer brands.
Co-Chairman/Chief Creative Officer
New York, United States
1987 - 2010 (23 years)

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