Teakwood hires managing director of corporate development

Dallas-based Teakwood Capital appointed Jonathan Hustis as managing director of corporate development. Hustis was previously law partner in the Dallas office of Culhane Meadows PLLC and at the Texas law firm Phillips & Reiter PLLC.

Press Release

Teakwood Capital, a Dallas, Texas private equity firm, today announced the appointment of Jonathan Hustis as Managing Director of Corporate Development. In this role, Hustis will be responsible for Teakwood’s corporate development, legal and compliance functions.

“The sheer amount of experience Jon brings to the table makes him an invaluable asset to Teakwood, especially as we continue to operate in such a high growth mode,” said Shawn Kelly, Managing Director at Teakwood Capital. “We are excited to benefit from his extensive background as we explore opportunities for continued portfolio growth.”

Hustis’ extensive legal and executive career extends across national and global technology businesses including a diverse range of enterprises – from start-ups seeking seed capital to multi-national Fortune 500 enterprises such as Texas Instruments and Oracle Corporation.

Prior to joining Teakwood, Hustis served as law partner in the Dallas office of the national firm of Culhane Meadows PLLC, as well as at the Texas law firm of Phillips & Reiter PLLC. He also served as general counsel at GENBAND and spent more than a decade at MetaSolv Software, Inc.

Hustis holds an undergraduate degree in liberal arts from St. John’s College in Annapolis, Maryland, and a law degree from Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas. He is a member of the Vickery Meadow Youth Development Foundation’s board of directors and is active in various local organizations relating to law, technology and business.

About Teakwood Capital
Teakwood Capital is a Dallas, Texas private equity firm that invests in profitable technology-focused companies with revenues below $25 million that are interested in accelerating growth with expansion capital and top-tier talent. The firm typically focuses on companies in Texas and neighboring states, and has deep, hands-on operating experience complemented by an Executive Partner team of successful ex-CXOs working closely with portfolio company management teams to create value through organic revenue growth, operational improvements, and sustainable intellectual property. For more information, visit teakwoodcapital.com.