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  • LEADERSHIP

 

  • CARRINGTON M. CARTER
    CO-FOUNDER & GENERAL PARTNER
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Carrington M. Carter

Carrington M. Carter

Carrington M. Carter is passionate about starting, developing, and growing businesses. He co-founded East Chop Capital as a way to do what he loves to do, but on a much larger scale. Carrington is also Co-Founder & President of McKinley Carter Enterprises, LLC (MCE), a real estate investment and property management company that owns and operates a portfolio of residential and commercial properties across Martha’s Vineyard, the Pocono Mountains, Belize, and Ohio, with over $5M in assets under management.

Carrington's Background

Prior to running MCE full-time, Carrington worked for 10 years in pharmaceutical marketing at Bristol-Myers Squibb, Abbott Laboratories, and inVentiv Health. Throughout his corporate career, he has successfully marketed products in various stages of their life cycle, across therapeutic areas including cardiovascular disease, diabetes, antibiotics, and oncology. He gained significant experience working with diverse teams, matrix organizations, multi-million dollar budgets, and billion-dollar brands.
Carrington M. Carter
Carrington M. Carter

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In the community, he is active in Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. and the National Hampton Alumni Association, Inc. Carrington graduated from Hampton University with a BS in Chemistry. He also earned an MBA in Marketing from the University of Pittsburgh. Carrington enjoys reading, exercising, mentoring, traveling, and has been an avid investor for over 15 years. Carrington and his wife Kia reside in Columbus, OH.


  • CALVIN L. BUTTS, JR.
    CO-FOUNDER & GENERAL PARTNER
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Calvin L. Butts, Jr.

Calvin L. Butts, Jr.

Calvin L. Butts, Jr. is excited to build upon his career as an angel investor. As Co-Founder of East Chop Capital, he will have an even greater impact on the businesses of tomorrow. Calvin is also a senior healthcare marketing strategist and a serial entrepreneur. Under CB3 Holdings, he angel invests in companies across several industries. With ConnectIN, Calvin is a marketing consultant who creates win/win solutions by connecting the industry to innovation.

Calvin's Background

CE Health Interactive provides medical education to the healthcare community. RCB Recycling specializes in wood pallet recycling and is a supplier of used pallets and specialty packaging to both the Northeast and national markets. Calvin is also Managing Partner at McKinley Carter Enterprises, LLC (MCE) and works alongside Carrington to manage a real estate portfolio that spans several U.S. and international markets.
Calvin L. Butts, Jr.
Calvin L. Butts, Jr.

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Calvin graduated from Hampton University with a BS in Management Information Systems and earned his EMBA from Temple University. He is a member of the Hampton University Board of Trustees and serves as Vice Chair for the University of Pennsylvania Princeton Hospital Foundation Board. Calvin is married to April Haston Butts and they have three children ages 8, 7, and 4. He and his family reside in Allentown, NJ.