Chip Grace

Chip is a founding partner of May River Capital. Chip leads origination and development of executive relationships at May River and assists in the overall management of the firm, including the development of investment theses, origination of new investment opportunities, deal structuring, negotiations, transaction execution, and portfolio management.

Prior to co-founding May River, Chip was, from 2000 to 2011, a Principal and Managing Director at Wynnchurch Capital, a Chicago-based private equity firm. While at Wynnchurch, Chip was involved in all facets of the investment process, and participated in numerous platform acquisitions within the industrial segment. Prior to joining Wynnchurch, Chip worked in leveraged finance and investment banking at GE Capital, Salomon Smith Barney, and A.G. Edwards & Sons.

Chip serves as a member of the board of trustees of Lake Forest Country Day School.

Chip earned a B.A. from Duke University and an M.B.A. from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.

MAY RIVER INVESTMENT INVOLVEMENT: Active across the portfolio for May River