A broad spectrum of experience
The Knox Capital team has decades of experience working with companies across a range of industries and stages.
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Alex Gregor is the founder and partner at Knox Capital, a private equity firm with a focus on providing foundational capital and operational expertise to middle market businesses. An investor with 15 years of experience in private markets, he has developed a strong understanding of fund operations, business development and the sale of privately held portfolio companies.
Prior to Knox, Alex served as vice president at Pfingsten Partners as a member of the Corporate Finance Team, which was actively involved in transaction activities such as acquisitions, debt and equity financing, screening and processing investment opportunities and supporting investment management activities.
Alex holds a BBA in finance and accounting from the University of Michigan (Go Blue), and an MBA in finance and marketing from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.
Mike Bryant is an operating partner and advisor at Knox Capital, invested in HaystackID. He has decades of experience consulting on and implementing a wide range of back- and middle-office services, including accounting, risk management, IT, research, marketing and administrative support.
Before joining Knox, Mike was co-founder and CEO of nSource, a knowledge process outsourcing agency for large law firms. Prior to nSource, he served as president of legal services at Integreon, a $100 million global leader in business process services. He has held a variety of executive roles in strategy, business development and operations throughout his career.
Mike holds an executive MBA in product development from the MIT Sloan School of Management and a BBA with honors from the University of St. Francis, where he played intercollegiate tennis.
Peter J. Pacelli
Peter brings more than 10 years of finance, investment and operations experience to Knox. He is responsible for originating, evaluating and executing new investment opportunities, as well as working with portfolio companies.
Peter began his career at Bank of America before joining Wind Point Partners, a Chicago-based middle-market private equity firm. Most recently, Peter ran Victory Views, a managed services business serving the education industry.
Peter earned a BA from Yale University and an MBA from The University of Chicago Booth School of Business. He is a veteran of the U.S. Navy, where he served as an intelligence officer.
Our operating partners and advisors
Knox’s partners and advisors bring a mix of both investment and operating expertise spanning a wide spectrum of leadership, financial, and cross-functional backgrounds.
They have worked in a variety of company ownership and growth settings, from seed and start-up, to middle and large cap private equity, to the Fortune 500.
Relationships that last
Knox relies less on a team than a network. We seek out operating partners and advisors who have the best interests of our portfolio companies in mind. Our goal is to form partnerships that transcend deals to last beyond our ownership.
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