Trinity Hunt Partners, a growth-oriented middle market private equity firm, today announced the promotions of Garrett Greer to Principal and John Oakes to Vice President.
Greer joined Trinity Hunt in 2016 from Lone Star Investment Advisors. Since joining Trinity Hunt, he has executed multiple platform investments and add-on acquisitions. Greer also assists with evaluating new investment opportunities and managing portfolio companies, and currently serves on the Board of Directors of IMS ExpertServices and Improving. Greer was previously with Insight Equity, American Capital and Imperial Capital. He received a Bachelor of Business Administration and a Masters in Professional Accounting from the University of Texas, as well as a Master of Business Administration from The Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.
“Garrett has been a key contributor to our deal execution capabilities and portfolio company value creation process during his tenure with THP. We would like to congratulate him on this well-deserved promotion and look forward to further growth in his responsibilities,” said Trinity Hunt Managing Partner Dan Dross.
Since joining the firm in 2015, Oakes has been a valuable resource for the firm’s investments in Family Help & Wellness, Mid America Pet Food, Veracity Research Company, and Wexco International. Before joining Trinity Hunt, Oakes worked in the Investment Banking Division of Credit Suisse, where he was a member of the Global Energy Group focused on mergers and acquisitions, as well as corporate finance in the oil and gas industry. Oakes received his B.B.A. with honors from Southern Methodist University. As a Vice President, he will assist in sourcing, deal execution and portfolio company growth initiatives.
“John’s initiative, strong work ethic and deepening private equity experience have made him a valuable asset at Trinity Hunt,” said Pete Stein, Managing Partner of Trinity Hunt. “This recognition of his accomplishments is well-deserved, and we are looking forward to his continued growth as a key member of our investment team.”