Aspect Investors is a private investment firm with a unique approach to investing in the lower middle market. Aspect partners with entrepreneur-CEOs who seek to acquire and operate growing, profitable private companies with revenues of roughly $5 - 50 million – chiefly, via the traditional Search Fund model. The firm has deep expertise in Search Funds and related entrepreneurial acquisition vehicles.
Andy is the Founder and Managing Partner of Aspect Investors. Prior to founding Aspect in 2012, he served as CEO and Co-Founder of Behavioral Health Group (BHG), a substance abuse treatment company that he formed in 2006 through his search fund, VantageCap Partners. Under his leadership, BHG was a three-time winner of the Inc. 500|5000 award (2010, 2011, 2012), where the company was ranked the 18th fastest growing private healthcare company in the U.S. (2010), and the Dallas 100 (2009, 2010, 2011) award. He led a successful exit of BHG in 2011 and stayed on as CEO through 2012. Since that time, he has partnered with several dozen searchers and many of their follow-on acquisitions. Earlier in his career, Andy was a founding team member of Broadband Venture Partners (BVP), a Dallas-based growth equity investment firm. Prior to BVP, Andy was an Associate Consultant with Bain & Company in Dallas. Andy holds a BA in Plan II Honors, magna cum laude, from The University of Texas at Austin, where he graduated with Phi Beta Kappa honors and departmental distinction. He also holds an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business and an MA from the Stanford University Graduate School of Education.
Brad is a Partner at Aspect Investors. Prior to joining Aspect, he was a Principal at Insight Equity, a Dallas area-based operationally intensive middle-market private equity firm with over $1 billion in capital under management. Prior to Insight, Brad was an investment professional at Wind Point Partners, a Chicago-based private equity firm where he helped to execute on Wind Point’s strategy of backing strong and proven CEOs in acquiring established businesses. Earlier, Brad was an Associate at the Boston Consulting Group in Chicago. Brad holds an MBA from Harvard Business School. While at HBS, Brad was a Summer Associate with the private equity team of The Blackstone Group. Brad graduated summa cum laude from the University of Notre Dame where he received his BBA in Finance. Brad is a CFA Charterholder and CPA.
B.A. is a Vice President at Aspect Investors. Prior to joining Aspect, he was the Director of Acquisitions & Business Development at ClubCorp, the largest owner/operator of private golf clubs, country clubs and business clubs in North America. Previously, B.A. worked at JP DiNapoli Companies, a closely held real estate investment firm, and the Beck Group, a national construction and architecture company. Early in his career, B.A. was an analyst with the Dallas Cowboys, where he focused on development of the Cowboys’ AT&T Stadium. B.A. holds an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business. He also earned a Masters in City Planning (MCP) from MIT and a BA from Stanford University.
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