Alpine Investors

Alpine Investors is a leading middle market private equity firm with over $900 million of assets under management based in San Francisco.  Alpine Investors employs a People First investment strategy which rests on the fundamental belief that the key to success is working with, learning from, and developing exceptional people.  To learn more about Alpine Investors click here.

Peterson Partners

Peterson Partners is a multi-strategy middle market private equity investor that is growth oriented, flexible, and has a long-term mindset.  Over the past eleven years, Peterson has raised seven private equity funds and has made investments across the United States, Canada, and Brazil.  To learn more about Peterson Partners click here.

Pacific Lake Partners

Pacific Lake Partners is a private equity fund dedicated to investing in search funds and search fund acquisitions.  With a focus on backing successful search fund CEOs, Pacific Lake is a partner of choice for search fund CEOs.  To learn more about Pacific Lake click here.


TTCER is an investment partnership between the founding team of Asurion which includes Kevin Taweel, Jim Ellis, Brett Comolli, and Gerald Risk.  Since co-founding Asurion in 1994, the company has grown from 40 to 16,000 employees, becoming the world's largest provider of technology protection services, partnering with the world's top companies and serving over 275 million customers.  To learn more about Asurion click here.

Andrew Saltoun

Andrew Saltoun is the President and CEO of Integra Partners, a durable medical equipment, prosthetics, and orthotics supplies benefit management company that connects providers, health plans and patients seeking efficient, high-quality care.  Prior to joining Integra, Andrew was the managing partner of Duane Street Capital, a private investment firm.  He has also held roles at Vestar Capital Partners and Goldman Sachs, & Co.  Andrew holds a Bachelor's degree from Emory University and an MBA from Stanford's Graduate School of Business.

Will Thorndike

Will Thorndike founded Housatonic Partners in Boston in 1994 and has been Managing Director since that time. Prior to that, Mr. Thorndike worked with T. Rowe Price Associates and Walker & Company where he was named to the Board of Directors. Will is the Director for several companies and the author of The Outsiders. To learn more about Will Thorndike and Housatonic Partners click here.

Kent Weaver

Kent Weaver is currently the Chairman and CEO of Progressive Home Care, a northern California-based home health care agency purchased using the search fund model.  Previously, Kent held executive positions in marketing and product management for KnowledgeLINK, a venture-backed technology services company.