Anthony J. de Nicola

Chairman of the Board

Anthony J. de Nicola

Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe

Anthony J. de Nicola is Chairman of Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe, a New York private investment firm, which manages over $30 billion in its various funds.  Mr. de Nicola joined WCAS in 1994, he has served on the firm’s Management Committee since 2000, he was appointed President in 2007 and Chairman in 2021.  Mr. de Nicola has led the firm’s investment activities in the technology industry and has been involved with some of the firm’s most successful and profitable investments.  He serves on the board of directors for a number of the firm’s private and public companies.  Prior to joining WCAS, Mr. de Nicola worked in the private equity group at William Blair & Company and the merger department at Goldman Sachs & Co.

Mr. de Nicola earned his BA degree from DePauw University, where he graduated summa cum laude with an economics major and a minor in computational mathematics.  Mr. de Nicola also earned an MBA with distinction from the Harvard Business School.

Mr. de Nicola serves on a number of non-profit boards including The Hospital for Special Surgery, The Partnership for New York City, The Inner-City Scholarship Fund and The Catholic Foundation for the Archdiocese of New York.  He is also a member of the Finance Committee and the Pension Investment Committee for the Archdiocese.  He is a founding board member of Brilla College Prep, a public charter school in The Bronx.  Previously, he served on the Board of Trustees and the Investment Committee of DePauw University.

Mr. de Nicola and his wife Christie have been married for over 35 years and are active members of the community including their extensive philanthropic work, with a focus on education, poverty relief, healthcare and supporting the Catholic church.  Mr. and Mrs. de Nicola reside in Englewood, Florida and they are parents to three adult children and two grandchildren.