Halifax hires three VPs

The Halifax Group has named Allie Atwood, David Calder and Davis Hostetter have joined the firm as vice presidents. Atwood and Calder will be based in the firm’s Washington, D.C. office while Hostetter will be in the Dallas office.


Washington, D.C., Dallas, Raleigh, October 25, 2017 – The Halifax Group is pleased to announce that Allie Atwood, David Calder, and Davis Hostetter have joined the firm as Vice Presidents. Ms. Atwood will be based in the firm’s Washington, D.C. office and will be responsible for originating and evaluating investments. Mr. Calder and Mr. Hostetter will be based in the firm’s Washington, D.C. and Dallas offices, respectively, and will be responsible for identifying, evaluating, executing, and monitoring investments.

Ms. Atwood was previously an Assistant Vice President at Nationstar Mortgage, where she focused on investor relations and corporate development. Prior to that, she was a senior analyst at VMG Health. Ms. Atwood started her career in investment banking at Stephens Inc., where she focused on providing M&A advisory and capital raising services across multiple industry verticals. She earned an MBA from the Darden Graduate School of Business at the University of Virginia and a B.S. in finance and a B.S. in accounting, graduating with distinction, from the University of Kansas.

Mr. Calder was previously a Vice President at Tower Arch Capital, a private equity firm based in Salt Lake City. Prior to that, he was an Associate at Leucadia National Corporation and also worked in the investment banking divisions of Deutsche Bank and UBS Investment Bank. He received an MBA from the Harvard Business School and an HBA and BA in Economics and Asian Studies, summa cum laude, from the University of Utah.

Mr. Hostetter was previously an investment analyst at Hayman Capital, an event-driven hedge fund based in Dallas. Prior to that, he was an Associate at Diamond Castle Holdings, a private equity firm based in New York City. He also previously worked in the Mergers and Acquisitions Group at Deutsche Bank. Mr. Hostetter received an MBA from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, where he graduated as a Palmer Scholar, and a B.S. in Economics and Political Science, magna cum laude, from Duke University.

About The Halifax Group

The Halifax Group is a private equity firm that partners with managers and entrepreneurs to recapitalize and grow lower middle-market businesses with total enterprise values generally between $50 million and $250 million. Halifax invests across a variety of industries, including health and wellness, outsourced business services, franchising and infrastructure. The firm maintains offices in Washington, D.C.; Dallas, TX; and Raleigh, NC. For more information, please visit www.thehalifaxgroup.com.