Kit Cooper, Managing Director
Kit helps private equity firms and high growth companies find the best talent possible for their leadership teams.
In addition to his C-level network in business services, Kit has developed expertise and talent networks in functions including human capital, global customer support, B2B sales, information security and Hispanic/Latin American markets. A lifelong entrepreneur, Kit received the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award in 2005 for Business Services in the Texas Gulf Coast Region.
Kit is extremely passionate about finding undervalued talent and parlaying his entrepreneurial experience to vet risk during the talent acquisition process. Having served on various boards with private equity investors, he has an appreciation for the qualities required of an executive working alongside institutional capital partners.
Kit has spent over 15 years starting and running two successful business process outsourcing companies; Hispanic Teleservices Corp (HTC) and Granada Corporation. He helped grow HTC to over 3,000 employees, and in 2005, he and his team executed a company sale to Carlyle Group.
In his career, Kit has raised capital from and served on boards with private equity investors including JP Morgan Partners, Carlyle, CVC Capital, and CIM Group. He has also provided advisory services to private equity firms seeking institutional capital partnerships with entrepreneurs in Latin America.
Kit holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from UCLA and Masters of Business degree from The McDonough School of Business – Georgetown University.