Will Bixby serves as an Investment Partner with Trinity Hunt Partners and is a member of the Fund’s Investment Committee. Mr. Bixby currently serves as the Chairman of Mid America Pet Food and as a Director of America’s Auto Auction and of Auction Credit Enterprises. Will was previously the Chairman of C.J. Foods which was sold in May 2014. Mr. Bixby joined Trinity Hunt in 2008, after working seven years for The Riverside Company, a multi-billion dollar middle-market private equity fund, where he was a founding partner of the Dallas office. During his tenure at Riverside, Mr. Bixby acquired and served as chairman for several middle-market companies. Mr. Bixby’s private equity experience also includes serving as a Managing Director of Banc One Capital Partners, Banc One Corporation’s mezzanine and equity arm where he invested primarily in owner-operated businesses. He was a founding member of the Dallas office of Citicorp Venture Capital, which focused on middle-market buyouts, and began his career with Citicorp Leverage Capital in 1986 focusing on larger acquisitions. During his career, Mr. Bixby has been the lead partner in numerous equity investments in sectors including manufacturing, industrials, healthcare, business services and consumer products.
Mr. Bixby received a B.A. in Economics from Washington University in St. Louis and an M.B.A. from The University of Texas at Austin. Mr. Bixby earned his designation as a Chartered Financial Analyst in 1997 and is a member of the Association for Investment Management and Research. He is married and busy with sports and other activities with his three daughters. Mr. Bixby actively supports local charities and enjoys golf, biking and sailing, and competes regularly in U.S. Masters Swimming.