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Todd Wilson

Patriot National

Todd is Head of West Coast M&A for Patriot National, an outsourcing firm in the property and casualty insurance marketplace, primarily in workers' compensation.

Previously, Todd spent 4 years at Crane Street Capital, where he was responsible for sourcing, evaluating, executing, and managing lower-middle-market investments. His focus was on investments up to $20 million in high growth, asset-light businesses; he was on the board of Brain Balance Holdings.

Before Crane Street, Todd put his corporate career on hold for a stint at public service. Todd worked for the Mayor's office of the City of Los Angeles as Managing Director of the Office of Small Business Services. In this role, he developed a strategy for and launching an initiative to focus on job growth through the creation, attraction, and expansion of small business.

From 2002 - 2009, Todd was a Principal with the Leverage Buyout Group of American Capital Strategies. At American Capital, Todd led over $750 million of investment in middle market companies. Prior to joining American Capital, Todd spent three years as a Principal at Wind Point Partners, a Chicago-based LBO/private equity firm with $1 billion under management.

Todd has previously worked in the Investment Banking Groups of Montgomery Securities and Merrill Lynch, where he was an Associate and an Analyst respectively. Todd was also a Summer Associate in GE Capital's Equity Capital Group.

Education, Personal, and Fellowship

Todd received his Bachelor's degree in finance from the Wharton School of Business, and his MBA from the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University.

Todd Wilson is a member of Kauffman Fellows Class 5 and served his fellowship under mentor Jim Forrest at Wind Point Partners in Detroit, MI.