In his 11 years with Trinity Hunt, Steindorf has overseen deal sourcing and execution, as well as portfolio company growth initiatives. He joined the team in 2005, where he spent two years working with the firm before pursuing his M.B.A. at The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. Steindorf returned in 2009 and has been with the firm since, currently serving on the boards of Miller Environmental and Mid America Pet Food. Prior to joining Trinity Hunt, Steindorf worked for the Investment Banking Division of Lehman Brothers.
“Mike has been an integral part of the Trinity Hunt team for a decade,” said Pete Stein, Managing Partner for Trinity Hunt. “We are excited to see Mike move into the Partner role and believe his integrity, investment judgment, and extensive private equity experience positions him for further leadership within the firm.”
Apel joined Trinity Hunt in 2007 from Bain & Company. After three years with the firm, Apel obtained his M.B.A. from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business and rejoined in 2012 to continue his career with Trinity Hunt. Apel’s responsibilities include deal sourcing, deal execution and portfolio company initiatives. He currently serves on the boards of America’s Auto Auction, Family Help & Wellness, IMS ExpertServices, and Lexitas.
“Blake has been a tremendous asset to our team and has been a leader in developing our thematic investment process and implementing best practices within Trinity Hunt as well as within our portfolio companies,” said Dan Dross, Managing Partner for Trinity Hunt. “His background in corporate strategy and operational improvement initiatives have positioned him as a key part of our firm, and we look forward to his continued leadership as he moves forward as a Partner.”
Dross added that, “Trinity Hunt is committed to building our organization from within. We are pleased to welcome Mike and Blake to the senior leadership of the firm.”