Charlie Ruffel

Charlie Ruffel

Chairman & Managing Partner of Kudu Investment Management

Charlie Ruffel is chairman and managing partner of Kudu Investment Management, a New York City-based group that takes minority stakes in asset and wealth management firms.

Prior to co-founding Kudu in 2015, Charlie was founder and managing partner of Kudu Advisors, an asset management-focused investment bank. Before that he was the founder and CEO of Asset International, Inc., a publisher and information service provider to the retirement, asset management, alternative investments, and securities services industries. There he founded PLANSPONSORPLANADVISERGlobal Custodian, and Chief Investment Officer magazines and various websites, data and research businesses, and conferences. He holds an MA from Cambridge University and an MS from Columbia University.