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Trive Capital promotes David Stinnett to partner

Dallas, Texas-based private equity firm Trive Capital promoted David Stinnett to partner. Stinnett’s responsibilities include identifying and evaluating potential investments, performing due diligence and working with management teams of portfolio companies. Trive invests in equity and debt securities and has approximately $900 million in capital under management.


Trive Capital, the Dallas, TX based private equity firm, is pleased to announce the promotion of David Stinnett to Partner.

David’s responsibilities include identifying and evaluating investment opportunities, performing transaction due diligence and working with management teams to implement operational and growth strategies.

“David has been a tremendous asset to Trive Capital.  He is an exceptional talent, and with our accelerated pace of investment activity, we believe his addition to the leadership of the Firm will allow us to continue to grow and create increasing value for our investors, management team partners and firm employees,” commented Conner Searcy, Managing Partner of Trive Capital.

Prior to joining Trive, David was with Insight Equity, where he was involved in deal execution and operations for investments across a number of different industries, including Automotive, Infrastructure, and Energy, among others.

Prior to joining Insight, David was an Associate at Pamlico Capital (formerly Wachovia Capital Partners), a Charlotte, NC-based private equity fund with $2 billion of capital under management. While at Pamlico, he evaluated and executed middle market buyout and growth equity investments in the Media, Communication and Technology Service sectors. In this role, he also provided on-going support to portfolio companies for add-on acquisitions, debt refinancing and various strategic projects. David began his career as an Analyst in the Merger & Acquisition group of McGladrey Capital Markets.

David graduated from Vanderbilt University where he earned a BA in both Economics and Philosophy, magna cum laude.