Rudy is a co-founder of DCM Ventures and currently serves as DCM Ventures' Finance Partner with a focus on helping develop and implement financial and tax strategies for the firm’s business entities.
Rudy joined DCM Ventures after electing early retirement from KPMG LLP where he served in successively more senior roles for almost three decades. He began his professional accounting career in Cleveland in 1967 and later served as Partner-in-Charge of the tax practices in San Diego, Los Angeles, and the San Francisco Bay Area. He specialized in investment firms, professional service firms, corporate reorganizations, and individual tax planning and has effectively applied that knowledge to DCM and our portfolio companies.
Rudy and his wife Carla will celebrate their 50th Wedding Anniversary in September 2017, have three children and are blessed with seven grandchildren. He currently serves on the board of the UC San Diego Foundation and the UC San Diego Moore’s Cancer Center Board of Visitors where he formerly served as Board Chair.
Founding CFO of DCM Ventures
Retired senior tax partner at KPMG
Golf/Travel/Titanic Historical Society
California Society of CPA’s
John Carroll University
B.S. in Business Administration — Accounting