Mr. Agostinelli is the co-founder of Rhône and member of Rhône’s Executive Committee. Prior to co-founding Rhône, he was a Senior Managing Director in the banking group of Lazard Frères with responsibility for international banking business. Before joining Lazard, Mr. Agostinelli was with Goldman Sachs, where he founded its international mergers and acquisitions business in London. He also worked for Lord Jacob Rothschild at RIT in London. Mr. Agostinelli received a B.A. from St. John Fisher College, an M.B.A. from Columbia Business School and is a Certified Public Accountant.
Mr. Agostinelli is a member of the Board of Directors of Illy. He is active in numerous philanthropic activities, including as a board member and former Chairman of The National Review Institute, as a member of the Reagan Ranch Board of Governors and as a founding supporter of the Bush Institute, chair of the National Memorial Day Parade and is a trustee of the Lt Michael P. Murphy Navy Seal Museum.