Mr. Warren is a member of the Board of Directors at VeriCenter and Managing Director of Sage Venture Partners, an early-stage fund focusing on emerging businesses with high growth potential and solid executive teams. Mr. Warren cofounded Brentwood Associates in 1972 and initiated the development of the firm's private equity effort in 1984. He was a pioneer in the development of the management buyout, having participated in the structuring of the buyouts of Specialty Brands and A.J. Industries.
Mr. Warren holds an engineering degree from the University of Pennsylvania and a Master of Business Administration degree from the Wharton School of Finance and Commerce. From 1963 to 1972, Mr. Warren was President and Chief Executive Officer of Westland Capital Corporation (a venture capital investment company) and General Television, Inc. (a leveraged build-up in the cable television industry). Mr. Warren was a founding board member of the National Venture Capital Association.