David Mannix is a Vice President at San Francisco Equity Partners, focusing on investments in the consumer products, consumer services and business services industries.
David works closely with SFEP's portfolio companies and serves on the board of directors of The Guild, Zoom Eyeworks, and Penguin Computing.
Prior to joining SFEP, David was a Principal at The BearFund, a private equity pledge fund focused on investing in small California-based businesses.
At The BearFund
was responsible for sourcing and evaluating investment opportunities in the consumer products, business services and manufacturing industries.
also provided independent consulting services to the portfolio companies of several private equity funds in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Before his experience at The BearFund, David was an Associate at Castanea Partners, a middle-market private equity fund.
At Castanea, David
focused on evaluating and executing new investments in multiple industries, as well as working closely with the management teams of portfolio companies such as Fuze Beverage
and Integrity Interactive
David began his career in investment banking as an Analyst with RBC Capital Markets, where he advised clients on various transactions including mergers and acquisitions, public financings and private placements.
David earned an MBA with Honors from the University of California at Berkeley and a BA in Economics from Stanford University.