Bowman joins Teakwood Capital

Teakwood Capital said Wednesday that Ed Bowman has joined as Executive Partner. He will serve as a strategic advisor to portfolio company leadership. Bowman currently serves as Chairman and CEO of TRNT Holdings LLC.


Teakwood Capital, a Dallas, Texas private equity firm, today announced the addition of Ed H. Bowman as Executive Partner.
In this role, Bowman will be responsible for serving as a strategic advisor to portfolio company leadership to support and maximize potential outcomes. As part of this, he will proactively support senior management to drive success and manage operations via metrics and accountability, ensuring all functions of the company are working well individually and as a cohesive unit.
“Teakwood’s Executive Partner Program retains seasoned, successful c-level executives like Ed who have vast industry experience and have led companies through substantial periods of growth and liquidity events,” said Shawn Kelly, Managing Director at Teakwood Capital. “We are excited to have recruited such strong talent in Ed and are confident our portfolio companies will greatly benefit from his deep knowledge and track record of success.”
Currently, Bowman serves as Chairman and CEO of TRNT Holdings, LLC. Having served as CEO in both public and private company environments, he has raised more than $1.6 billion in seven debt and equity transactions, and has extensive experience in acquisitions having completed and integrated more than 70. Bowman’s past positions include serving as CEO, president and director of SourceHOV, one of the largest business process outsourcing companies. Prior to this, he held leadership roles at First Data Corporation, HBOC & Co., Insurance Systems of America and Andersen Consulting.
In an effort to maximize successful outcomes for portfolio company founders and executives, Teakwood recruits specific industry focused Executive Partners to support portfolio companies as part of its Executive Partner Program. In November 2015, the firm announced the addition ofDavid Sikora and Dave Ellett as Executive Partners to support existing and future portfolio companies.
“We invest heavily in our portfolio companies, well before transactions close, and pride ourselves in bringing together world-class teams who bring expertise and real-world experience in every functional discipline,” said Kelly.
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