Vernon W. Bryant

Managing Partner at AV Capital Holdings LLC

Vernon W. Bryant

Vernon W. Bryant

Managing Partner at AV Capital Holdings LLC

Overview
Career Highlights

AV Capital Holdings LLC

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163

Number of Boards

8

Number of Awards

1

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Sector Partner at CIC Partners LP

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Co-Founder at Delta Rigging & Tools, Inc.

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President at ENTACT LLC

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Venture Partner at Austin Ventures

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Chief Executive Officer & Director at Delta Rigging & Tools, Inc.

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Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at Sterling Foods LLC

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Founder at RK Enterprises, Inc.

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Founder at Newgistics, Inc.

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Co-Founder at Austin Ventures

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Founder & General Partner at Austin Ventures

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Vernon W. Bryant
Managing Partner at AV Capital Holdings LLC
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Texas Christian University (TCU) is a private, coeducational university located in Fort Worth, Texas. The campus is located on 272 acres (1.10 km2) about three miles (8 km) from downtown Fort Worth. TCU is affiliated with, but not governed by, the Disciples of Christ. Its mascot is the "horned frog", and women's teams are known as the Lady Frogs. For most varsity sports TCU competes in the Big 12 conference of the NCAA's Division I. The university enrolls around 9,725 students, with 8,456 being undergraduates. As of October 2011, TCU's total endowment was $1.2 billion.

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The University of Texas at Austin is one of the largest public universities in the United States and is the largest institution of The University of Texas System. Founded in 1883, the university has grown from a single building, eight teachers, two departments and 221 students to a 350-acre main campus with 17 colleges and schools, about 24,000 faculty and staff, and more than 50,000 students.

Career History
Managing Partner
Current
Partner
2011 - Prior

Austin Ventures focuses on investments in seed and rapid growth technology companies in several sectors including: (1) Business Services & Supply Chain (2) Financial Services (3) New Media, Internet, & Information Services (4) Software and (5) Texas Special Situations.The firm typically becomes involved with companies at the early-stage prior to product availability. Investments range from $100,000 for proof-of-concept projects to $20 million for expansion capital rounds. The firm also works with a specialized affiliate fund that focuses on early-stage medical technology, healthcare services and healthcare information technology companies to explore further opportunities. Austin Ventures growth equity practice invests in privately-held companies with proven business models, demonstrated revenue and earnings growth and exceptional management teams. Austin Ventures takes minority and controlling positions. The firm is flexible in structuring transactions to meet the needs of company founders and executives while balancing long-term growth, financial stability and shareholder value. The firm takes a board seat in most of their investments. Austin Ventures invests mainly in companies located in Texas, although they may consider other exceptional opportunities in their sectors in other locations.

Partner
Prior

TGF Management Corp. specializes in MBOs and recapitalizations of middle-market companies located in the Southwestern US. The firm focuses on a variety of sectors including manufacturing, distribution, construction-related, industrial services, outsourced business services and food & consumer products. They do not invest in oil & gas exploration or production, real estate or companies with significant technology risk. TGF looks for companies with revenues of $50 million to $250 million and EBITDA of $5 million to $25 million. Companies should have an attractive market share in a stable or growing market niche and the potential for meaningful growth. Investments typically range from $25 million to $250 million. Most of TGF's transactions involve family business owners seeking a transition or large companies seeking to divest a part of their operations.

Boards & Committees
Director
Current

ENTACT LLC provides environmental remediation services to the private industry. It offers remedial construction which may include soil and sediment removal, large-scale earthmoving, application of chemical additives and reagents, soil and groundwater treatment, bioremediation processes, containment system construction, and solidification/stabilization. The firm also offers geotechnical services including Deep Soil Mixing, Single Axis Mixing, In-Situ Solidification/Stabilization, steel, vinyl, fiberglass and HDPE sheet pile installations, slurry cut-off wall installations, biopolymer slurry trenching, funnel and gate groundwater treatment systems, and Permeable Reactive Barrier walls. The company was founded in 1991 and is headquartered in Grapevine, TX.

Director
Current

Sterling Foods LLC produces specialty baked goods. It offers gourmet cakes, biscuits, breads and rolls, cookies and brownies, loaf cakes and muffins, nutritional foods, and other baked goods. The firm also provides custom manufacturing, foodservice, retail bakery, and school sales services. The company was founded in 1971 and is headquartered in San Antonio, TX.

Director
Current

Delta Rigging & Tools, Inc. sells and rents lifting and rigging products. It offers lifting solutions comprising industrial tools, such as torque tools, consumables, magnetic drill cutters, portable hydraulics, tube expanders, removal assembly tools, lifting equipment comprising air chain hoists, air tuggers, beam clamps, trolleys, chainfalls, cranes, dynamo-meters, electric chain hoists, electric wire rope hoists, elevators, lever hoists, moving equipment, wire rope pullers, offshore, diving products that include air compressors, tools, drive equipment, hydraulics, pressure washers, pumps and staging supplies. The firm serves oil and gas, energy and power, transportation, and construction industries. The company was founded by Kevin P. Rodger in 2004 and is headquartered in Pearland, TX.

Political Donations
$1,000
2008
Transactions
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Cotton Creek Capital Management LLC, Sterling Foods LLC /Private Group purchase Sterling Foods LLC from TGF Management Corp., Austin Ventures

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ENTACT LLC /Private Group purchases ENTACT LLC from TGF Management Corp., Austin Ventures

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Austin Ventures purchases Surveying & Mapping LLC

Awards & Honors
CPA (Certified Public Accountant)
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