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Trive Capital appoints Pothier as IR head

Dallas-based private equity firm Trive Capital has hired Kathryn Pothier as head of investor relations. Previously, she was vice president of business development at Silver Oak Services Partners.


Trive Capital, the Dallas, TX based private equity firm, is pleased to announce the arrival of Kathryn Pothier as the Head of Investor Relations at Trive Capital.

Kathryn is responsible for maintaining and enhancing relationships with Trive investors, strategically evaluating the institutional landscape, and cultivating relationships with potential future investors.

Prior to joining Trive Capital, Kathryn was VP of Business Development for Silver Oak Services Partners, a Chicago-based private equity fund focused on lower middle market services companies. Prior to Silver Oak, Kathryn was Director of Investor Relations and Business Development at Black Maple Capital, an event-driven hedge fund, and Stark Investments, a global multi-strategy hedge fund, both based in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Kathryn began her career as the Director of U.S. Operations for UJAM, Inc., a cloud-based music technology start-up company, in San Francisco, California.

Kathryn received a Master’s degree in International Relations from Cambridge University. She also holds a Bachelor’s degree, Summa Cum Laude, in Music Composition and East Asian Studies from Vanderbilt University.

“We are excited to bring on Kathryn in the Investor Relations role. She brings a wealth of buyside experience and will play a critical role in deepening the Firm’s relationships with our blue chip, supportive LPs,” commented Conner Searcy, Managing Partner of Trive Capital.

About Trive
Trive Capital is a Dallas, Texas based private equity firm managing over $2 billion in capital. Trive focuses on investing equity and debt in what it sees as strategically viable middle-market companies with the potential for transformational upside through operational improvement. We seek to maximize returns through a hands-on partnership that calls for identifying and implementing value creation ideas. The Trive team is comprised of seasoned investment professionals who have been involved in over 70 middle-market transactions representing in excess of $5 billion in revenue across Trive’s targeted industry sectors and situations.