troutman-small-picNathan Troutman ('86)

Investment Executive, Privatus Partners


Nathan is a leading investment executive who has established a unique entrepreneurial track record building investment management businesses and restructuring companies and investments across varied asset classes. Over the past 15 years, he has also become known for his effectiveness in working with some of the world's most prominent business families.

Beginning with the Garza Sada family of Mexico after the peso's dramatic devaluation in 1994, to most recently the family of Julian Robertson, founder and Chairman of Tiger Management, Nathan has demonstrated a unique hands-on approach to improving investment performance. In both instances, he restructured the families' investments and businesses working in very diverse environments.

Nathan's worked with Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen from 1999-2005 to lead a complete reorganization of his multi-billion dollar portfolio and form Vulcan Capital, an institutional-quality team of 30 investment professionals covering multiple asset classes.

Prior to joining Vulcan, Inc., Nathan helped form Greenbridge Partners, an investment boutique focused on technology, media and telecommunications. While at Greenbridge Partners, Nathan raised a private investment fund, built an investment advisory business, and worked closely with Vulcan Ventures, Paul Allen's original investment company. During his early Wall Street career, Nathan spent eight years in Mergers & Acquisitions, Merchant Banking and Restructurings at Lehman Brothers and Smith Barney, advising some of the world's leading companies.

Nathan received his BS in Business Administration from Florida State University and holds a MBA from Kellogg School Management as part of a condensed JD/MBA program at Northwestern University.