Phil Siegel is a Managing Partner of Tritium Partners, responsible for sourcing and executing acquisitions and monitoring several of Tritium Partners' portfolio companies.
Prior to co-founding Tritium Partners, Phil was a General Partner at Austin Ventures where he spent 14 years helping to launch and build the Growth Equity practice.
Previously, Phil was a Partner at The Boston Consulting Group (BCG), where he spent 11 years in the Chicago and Dallas offices. His primary focus was in the Consumer and Retail and Financial Services client practices. Prior to joining BCG, Phil was a senior analyst at BBDO in Chicago.
Phil is a professor in the Acton MBA program and was formerly a professor of entrepreneurship at the University of Texas. He was previously on the Board of Directors for the Austin Entrepreneurs Foundation.
Phil received his BA and MBA from the University of Chicago.
David Lack is a Managing Partner of Tritium Partners, responsible for sourcing and executing acquisitions and monitoring several of Tritium Partners' portfolio companies.
Prior to co-founding Tritium Partners, David was a Partner at Austin Ventures where he spent 11 years helping to launch and build the Growth Equity practice.
Previously, David was a Manager at The Boston Consulting Group (BCG), where he spent seven years in the Chicago Office. His primary focus was in the Retail and Consumer client practice. Prior to BCG, David was a consultant at Alliance Consulting Group in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
David has supported the Anti-Defamation League in their efforts to launch tolerance programs in the Austin business community.
David received his BA from Dartmouth College and MBA from the Harvard Business School.
Matt Bowman is a Managing Partner of Tritium Partners, responsible for sourcing and executing new investments and assisting portfolio companies with organic and acquisition growth strategies.
Prior to joining Tritium Partners, Matt was an investment professional at the Pritzker Group in Chicago and at Austin Ventures where he actively invested across all of Tritium’s core investment sectors. At Austin Ventures, Matt was on the Growth Equity team for over nine years.
Matt started his career as an investment banker at RBC Capital Markets and MHT Partners focusing on corporate finance and M&A transactions in the services and technology sectors. He received his BS in Accounting with High Honors from Brigham Young University.
Terry Browne is a Managing Partner and the Chief Operations Officer of Tritium Partners, responsible for the finance, legal, administrative and investor relations functions of the Tritium companies.
Prior to joining Tritium, Terry spent over nine years as Chief Operations Officer at Amherst Holdings and Amherst Securities, which specialize in serving institutional investors in mortgage-related assets. At Amherst, he was responsible for organizational operations, legal and new business structuring matters, and was instrumental in starting Amherst’s asset management business in 2009 and growing it to > $650mm in capital.
Previously, Terry was Interim CEO and CFO & General Counsel of COVEGA Corporation (opto-electronic component developer); General Counsel of Partners First Holdings, LLC (credit card affiliate of Bank of Montreal); Associate, Mayer Brown; and Senior Attorney, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System.
Mr. Browne received his MBA from Johns Hopkins University, JD from Boston University, and BA, magna cum laude, from University at Albany. He is an active supporter of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, and a former member of the Board of Directors of JDRF’s Austin chapter.
Brett Shobe is a Partner of Tritium Partners, responsible for sourcing and executing acquisitions and monitoring several of Tritium Partners' portfolio companies.
Prior to joining Tritium Partners, Brett spent eight years helping to acquire, grow, and exit growth and buyout investments as an investment professional at both Austin Ventures and Genstar Capital.
Brett has particular expertise in business services investments including supply chain management, Internet services, financial services, software/technology, and healthcare services.
Previously, Brett worked as an investment banker at Goldman, Sachs & Co. in the Mergers and Strategic Advisory Group.
Brett holds a BA, summa cum laude, in Mathematical Economic Analysis and Management Studies from Rice University and received an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business.
James Maxfield is a Principal of Tritium Partners, responsible for sourcing and executing acquisitions and monitoring Tritium’s portfolio companies.
Prior to joining Tritium, James spent four years at Fortress Investment Group as a Vice President in their private equity division helping to acquire, grow and exit companies in the financials services, transportation, and health services industries.
Prior to Fortress, James worked at Mistral Equity Partners, a middle market private equity firm focused on consumer and media investments, and Trian Partners, where he focused on public and private investments in the consumer, retail, media, financial services and industrial sectors.
Previously, James worked as an investment banker at Citigroup where he worked on various M&A and capital market initiatives.
James holds a BA in Economics and Political Science from Trinity College, and received his MBA from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.
Chris Steiner is a Principal of Tritium Partners, responsible for sourcing and executing acquisitions and monitoring Tritium’s portfolio companies.
Prior to joining Tritium, Chris was CFO and Head of Strategy at Bypass, a tablet based point of sale software company serving multi-site food and beverage providers. At Bypass, Chris led business development, corporate development, and strategy and oversaw all financial matters.
Prior to Bypass, Chris was an investment professional with Austin Ventures for over six years. At Austin Ventures, Chris helped to acquire, grow, and exit investments in the firm’s growth equity practice with a particular focus on the financial services and financial technology sectors.
Prior to joining Austin Ventures, Chris was a manager in the Transaction Services group of KPMG. While at KPMG, Chris provided due diligence and advisory services to private equity and strategic investors covering a diverse array of transactions and sectors in North America and in Europe.
Chris received his MBA from the Harvard Business School. He also received a Masters in Accounting and a BA in Business and Economics from Rhodes College. Chris is a certified public accountant and a CFA charterholder.
Chris is active in the Austin community having previously served as the board chair of Austin’s I Live Here I Give Here, an organization dedicated to raising awareness and funding for Austin based non-profits.
Bryan Rand is a Senior Director at Tritium Partners, responsible for sourcing and executing acquisitions as well as managing relationships with deal referral sources.
Prior to joining Tritium, Bryan was a Partner at Belstone Capital, a merchant bank serving founder-and-family led businesses, where he led transaction execution for more than 2 dozen M&A and financing transactions. Previously, Bryan worked as an investment professional at Brightwood Capital and DLJ Merchant Banking Partners, Credit Suisse’s control private equity investing affiliate, as well as an investment banker in the Corporate Finance Group at Credit Suisse. In addition to his professional endeavors Bryan serves on both the Executive Board and Investment Committee of the Community Foundation of Greater Atlanta.
Bryan received his MBA from Harvard Business School. He also graduated magna cum laude from Morehouse College with a B.A. in German Studies and a B.A. in Business Administration with a concentration in Finance.
Jeff joined Tritium in 2018 and has 30 years’ experience in executive talent acquisition across multiple industry sectors and company sizes ranging from startups to the Fortune 100. Most recently, he was a Principal at GTCR Private Equity, recruiting CEO candidates for their Leaders Strategy Program. Prior to GTCR, Jeff spent 15 years as the Recruiting Partner for Austin Ventures. In that role he led all the executive talent acquisition programs supporting both the Venture Capital and Growth Equity practice areas.
Jeff has been very active in the Austin community. He served as the Vice Chairman of Talent Development for the Austin Chamber of Commerce, Board Member for The Entrepreneurs Foundation and longtime Chairman of the Austin Cup benefiting the Center for Child Protection. He is a past recipient of the Austin Chamber’s Technology Volunteer of the Year Award.
Mark Neider is a Vice President at Tritium Partners, responsible for sourcing and executing acquisitions and monitoring Tritium’s portfolio companies.
Prior to joining Tritium, Mark spent four years as an investment professional at both HighBar Partners and Sorenson Capital, where he helped source, evaluate, and execute investments across a variety of technology sectors.
Mark started his career in the Investment Banking group at Goldman, Sachs & Co., advising companies in Natural Resource industries through M&A and capital raising processes.
Mark received an MBA from the Harvard Business School and holds a BS in Accounting from Brigham Young University.
Mike Matalone is an Associate Director at Tritium Partners with business development responsibility over new deal origination and qualification, as well as the development of strategic investment themes.
Prior to joining Tritium Partners, Mike was in business development at FirstMile in the transportation and logistics sector and also served for two years as a Corps Member with Teach For America.
Mike received a B.S. in Finance with honors from the Honors College at the University of South Florida.
As the Controller of Tritium Partners, Laine Bushart is responsible for the firm’s accounting function while overseeing fund accounting and supporting the firm’s reporting, administrative and compliance efforts.
Prior to joining Tritium Partners, Laine held senior accountant positions at Yeti Coolers, the National Resource Center for College and University Admissions and at NewPoint Media Group. Laine started her career as an associate and later a senior associate with KPMG’s audit group.
Laine received her Master in Accounting from the Cox School of Business at Southern Methodist University. She also received a BBA in Accounting and a BA in Economics from SMU. Laine is a certified public accountant in the state of Texas.
Chase Banks is an Associate at Tritium Partners, helping to identify, evaluate and execute acquisition and investment opportunities.
Prior to joining Tritium Partners, Chase worked as an Investment Banking Analyst at Goldman, Sachs & Co. in the Industrials Group for almost two years focusing on mergers & acquisitions and financing transactions.
Chase graduated Cum Laude from Brigham Young University with a BS in Finance.
Asad Khan is an Associate at Tritium Partners, helping to identify, evaluate and execute acquisition and investment opportunities.
Prior to joining Tritium Partners, Asad spent two years as an Investment Banking Analyst at MHT Partners, focusing on advising clients on mergers & acquisitions transactions.
Asad received a BBA in Finance from the University of Texas at Austin.
Kaitlyn Coleman is an Associate at Tritium Partners, helping to identify, evaluate and execute acquisition and investment opportunities.
Prior to joining Tritium Partners, Kaitlyn worked as an Associate at Peak Rock Capital, where she focused on equity investments in middle market companies across a variety of industries.
Shannen Breen is an Analyst at Tritium Partners, supporting the firm’s business development and deal origination initiatives.
Prior to joining Tritium, Shannen was a litigation assistant at Durham Jones and Pinegar, a Utah-based firm specializing in Business and Finance law. Previously, Shannen worked in the office of Utah State Senator Jim Dabakis.
Shannen received her M.S. and B.S. in Finance from the University of Utah with an emphasis in Financial Programming and Data Analytics. While enrolled, she served as the Director of Membership for the University’s Student Center for Public Trust, an affiliate of the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy.
Kimberly joined Tritium Partners in 2015 as Operations Manager with considerable executive administrative experience. Prior to Tritium, she was an Executive Assistant at Austin Ventures for over 8 years supporting the Venture Capital practice.
Kimberly brings an energy to the office wearing many different hats to help the Tritium team reach its goals.
Mary Grace Staub is an Executive Assistant at Tritium Partners, helping to support the team and assist with office operations, accounting and compliance.
Prior to joining Tritium Partners, Mary Grace spent five years as a legal assistant at law firms in Chicago and Austin where she supported multiple partners, managed projects, and assisted with accounting.
Mary Grace graduated with a B.A. in Economics and Psychology from the University of Wisconsin at Madison.