Clay is a Director on the Private Equity Team and is responsible for sourcing, evaluating, executing, and monitoring investments. Prior to joining CH Investment Partners, Clay was an Associate at ORIX where he was responsible for the analysis of new and existing middle market private equity investments. During his time at ORIX, he served as a Board Director for two of the firm’s portfolio companies, Alliance Environmental Services and Davlyn Manufacturing. Clay began his career as an Investment Banking Analyst at MHT Partners where he focused on sell-side engagements in the education, industrial, and business services industries. Clay has an MBA from the Darden School of Business at the University of Virginia and a BBA in Finance from the University of Texas. At Darden, Clay was a recipient of the Jefferson Fellowship and earned the Faculty Award for Academic Excellence. Outside of the office, Clay enjoys studying history, discussing politics and life’s most important questions with others, and spending quality time with his wife, daughter, and close family and friends.