Robert Dowdell Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel
  • Status
  • Active
  • Professionals
  • 1
  • Investments
  • 3
  • Portfolio
  • 2
  • Exits
  • 1

Robert Dowdell General Information


Mr. Robert Dowdell serves as Independent Director, Chairperson of Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee, and Member of Audit Committee at Palomar Specialty Insurance. Mr. Dowdell has served as a member of our Board of Directors since March 2019 and on the board of directors of our insurance subsidiaries since October 2018. Mr. Dowdell founded Career Education Corporation and served as its Chief Executive Officer and President from September 2006 to March 2007, as a board member from 1994 until 2008, and its Chairman of the Board from 2004 until March 2008. Previously, Mr. Dowdell served as Chief Executive Officer of Marshall & Swift/Boeckh, LLC, President of National Education Centers, Corporate Controller of National Education Corp and Chamberlain Manufacturing Corp, and as an Audit Manager at Price Waterhouse Coopers. He also served as Strategic Advisor, SAB Financial Services and Software at Genstar Capital. Mr. Dowdell is a Certified Public Accountant in California and Illinois. Mr. Dowdell currently serves on the boards of a number of private companies. Mr. Dowdell earned his B.B.A. and M.B.A. from the University of Notre Dame. We believe Mr. Dowdell is qualified to serve on our Board due to his more than 30 years of leadership and management experience in various insurance servicing firms and other institutions, as well as previous corporate controller and audit committee responsibilities for both public and private firms.

Contact Information

Investor Status
Actively Seeking New Investments
Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)
Primary Office
  • CA
  • United States

Robert Dowdell Investments (3)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
FarmTrace 01-Apr-2019 Early Stage VC Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 000000 0000000
0000 000000000 30-Jul-2013 00000 (00000 00000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 000000 0000000
000000 22-Apr-2013 0000 00000 00000 Information Services (B2C) Product Development 000000 0000000
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Robert Dowdell Exits (1)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
000000 04-Jun-2014 000000000000000000
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Robert Dowdell Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Robert Dowdell Angel Investor 0 0 CA
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Robert Dowdell Co-Investors (5)

Name With Exits Lead Partner Series Industry
Anthony Padgett 1 0 Series chart Industry bar
Fulcrum Global Capital 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Joseph Pianelli 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Pieter Van Oranje Nassau 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Stage 1 Ventures 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
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