Based in Philadelphia, Robert Dickey IV has 25 years of experience as a CFO as well as in other C-level and Board positions and is Managing Director at Foresite Advisors which provides finance support and strategy for life science companies, including CFO advisory, financial analysis and transactional support for fundraising and M&A. Earlier in his career, Mr. Dickey spent over 18 years in investment banking, mostly at Lehman Brothers in New York. Mr. Dickey holds an MBA from The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, and an AB from Princeton University.

A Letter from Philadelphia 

When I grew up in Pittsburgh in the 1960s and ‘70s, for a time it had the third-largest concentration of corporate headquarters in the U.S. with US Steel, Mellon Bank, Alcoa, H.J. Heinz, Koppers, Rockwell, Dravo, Westinghouse, and others.  Since then, Pittsburgh has seen many changes, some anticipated, others completely new and unexpected.  But I …

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