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Seascapes that inspired Winslow Homer

Seascapes that inspired Winslow Homer  Winslow Homer is a preeminent figure in American art...


Sages & Scientists 2019

Sages & Scientists 2019 By David E. Shaw  I am grateful to Alice Walton and Deepak Chopr...


IUCN Report on Ocean Deoxygenation

IUCN Report on Ocean Deoxygenation by David E Shaw I share a new report of great significance on...


Maine Life Science Venture Summit

Maine Life Science Venture Summit David Shaw was a keynote speaker at the August 2019 Maine Life Sc...


Black Point Group™ is a private investment partnership focused on long term value creation via active involvement in public and private growth companies. The partnership seeks to leverage its operational and investment expertise in life science, technology and other domains, including significant involvement in public service.

David E. Shaw Managing Partner
David Evans Shaw is Managing Partner of Black Point Group, with wide-ranging interests in technology companies and public service. His business creation, leadership, investment and board experience includes IDEXX Laboratories (founder, CEO), Ikaria Pharmaceuticals (founding CEO, chair), Covetrus – formerly Vets First Choice – (co-founder, chair), Cyteir, Modern Meadow, Sapphire Energy, Ironwood Pharmaceuticals, Itaconix, Skinetics, Cytyc, Phy... read more
Benjamin Shaw Founding Partner
Ben Shaw is a passionate investor and entrepreneur with a proven track record in healthcare and technology services. He is the Founding Partner of Black Point Group and President and CEO of Covetrus. A global animal-health technology and services company dedicated to empowering veterinary practice partners to drive improved health and financial outcomes. Covetrus brings together products, services, and technology into a single platform conne... read more
Andrew McDonnell Manager, Financial Analysis
Andrew McDonnell is responsible for financial analysis and business support.   Andrew’s experience includes accounting, financial reporting, treasury management, M&A and corporate development at C&S Wholesale Grocers and Vets First Choice. He graduated from the University of Maine with a B.S. in Accounting and holds a M.B.A. from Plymouth State University.
Sandi Knakal Executive Assistant
Sandi Knakal is Executive Assistant at Black Point Group. She is experienced in managing businesses in law, retail, art, and other entrepreneurial endeavors. Sandi’s ten year post in the studio of the world renowned artist Ellsworth Kelly has led her to pursue many exciting volunteer opportunities in the visual arts in her native state of New York and in her new home in Maine.
RHONDA WANSER Content Manager
Rhonda Wanser plays a lead role in media projects for Black Point Group and David Shaw including creation of short films, website content and social media. Rhonda has nearly 20 years experience in video production on projects ranging from documentaries & TV spots to marketing videos.