Craig joined Brentwood in 2017. Presently, he serves as a Director of Credentials Solutions. He also previously served as a Director of Wiland. A veteran investor with nearly two decades of experience in growth private equity, his investment and transaction experience covers a diverse group of business and information services industries.
Prior to joining Brentwood, Craig served as a General Partner at Austin Ventures (“AV”), a growth focused private equity firm with $3.9 billion assets under management, where he spent 11 years helping launch and build its Growth Equity practice, in addition to serving on its Investment and Operating Committees. During his tenure at AV, Craig pursued growth equity and buyout investments by partnering with exceptional founders and CEOs to build leading, highly profitable companies such as Asset International, CreditCards.com HomeAway, Newgistics and ReTrans through a combination of strong organic growth initiatives, operational improvements and strategic acquisitions.
Prior to joining AV, Craig was an investment professional with Primus Capital, a Cleveland-based private equity firm, and worked for the Investment Banking division of Salomon Brothers Inc. where he completed mergers and acquisition, strategic advisory, and capital-raising assignments for clients in a variety of services related industries. He earned an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University and a BBA with Distinction from the Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan.