Brad Cornell joined Excellere Partners in 2011 and is responsible for sourcing, evaluating, and executing new investments and supporting management teams on value creation initiatives at existing portfolio companies. Mr. Cornell has over 17 years of experience in private equity investing, mergers and acquisitions, and financing of middle market companies across a number of industries, including energy; engineering, industrial, infrastructure services; and technology enabled solutions. He focuses on the energy products and services sector across the upstream, midstream, and downstream value chain, and the business services industry. Mr. Cornell currently serves on the boards of directors of G2 Integrated Solutions, Integrated Petroleum Technologies, and TrialCard, and prior to its sale, served on the board of directors of Personable Insurance.
Prior to joining Excellere, Mr. Cornell served as a Director at Lake Capital, an operationally oriented private equity firm investing in a wide range of entrepreneurially owned and operated services businesses. During his time with Lake, he executed numerous buy-and-build strategies and served on the boards of directors of five portfolio companies. His past experiences include leveraged finance with GE Capital, investment banking with William Blair & Company, and capital markets and corporate banking with Bank One, formerly known as First Chicago Corporation. Mr. Cornell earned an MBA from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania with a major in Finance and a BA in Finance from James Madison University.