Pat Crocker, Co-founder, Managing Director and Co-head of MHT’s Consumer Growth practice, has advised on numerous transactions during his career in investment banking, including sell-side and buyside advisory assignments, initial public offerings, private placements, recapitalizations, and various strategic advisory assignments. He has over 20 years of transaction experience across a range of industries, including branded consumer products, retail and restaurants, transportation, food and beverage, business services, energy, industrial growth, agriculture, packaging, building products, and software, amongst others. Prior to founding MidSpan Partners (now MHT Partners), Pat spent over nine years at Harris Williams & Co. In his last five years with Harris Williams & Co., he managed the San Francisco office and served in various leadership capacities for the firm. Additional experience also includes time with OffRoad Capital, Deutsche Banc Alex. Brown, the Boston Consulting Group and Chase Manhattan Bank. Pat has been an expert contributor/author of content relating to the retail space for PE Hub and MarketWatch.
Pat earned an MBA from the Graduate School of Business at Stanford University and a BA in Engineering Sciences from Dartmouth College. He lives in the San Francisco Bay Area with his wife and two children.