Meet Our Founder & Board of Directors

Peter C. Morse Synexis DHP Air Purification Director

Peter C. Morse – Director

Mr. Morse is the president of Morse Partners, Inc., an investment firm, which concentrates on acquiring operating companies and providing expansion capital.  He is also a general partner at Permit Capital, LLC, a private investment firm.  He was Chairman of Bankrate Inc., the Internet’s leading consumer banking marketplace from 1997 until 2017 when the firm was taken private by Red Ventures.  He was CEO from 1993 – 1997. He served as Chairman of the Board of FAO Schwarz, the national chain of children’s gift stores, from 1986 to 1990 and has served as a director of several private companies. He currently serves as a director of Oxbow Corporation.

Mr. Morse is a Vice Chairman of the Board of Governors of the Boys and Girls Clubs of America and a Trustee of the J.M. Foundation.  Mr. Morse is a Trustee Emeritus of Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia where he served as a trustee from 1982 to 2010 and was Chairman of the Investment Committee of Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia from 1987 to 2010.  Mr. Morse served as a member of the Board of Directors of Georgetown University from 2004 to 2010.  Mr. Morse holds a B.S.B.A. from Georgetown University and an M.B.A. from Columbia University Graduate School of Business.