William D. Christ

Managing Director

Bill focuses on investments in consumer products, retail and education / services companies.

Bill is a brand-centric investor and actively seeks to partner with both emerging and market leading brands. He joined TA in 2003 and has more than 15 years of private equity experience.

Career Highlights

  • Demonstrated history of partnering with rapidly growing branded businesses to realize full and partial exits via IPO, strategic sale and private equity buyers
  • Multiple investments have made transformational shifts via strategic acquisitions to expand product and channel platforms
  • Deep network has helped add numerous leading executives and industry experts to management teams and boards of portfolio companies

Former Experience

  • Lehman Brothers – Global Real Estate Group


  • The Amos Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College – MBA, Edward Tuck Scholar with High Distinction
  • Washington and Lee University – BS, summa cum laude, with Special Attainments, Phi Beta Kappa, Business Administration

Board Representation


  • Death Wish Coffee
  • Mid America Pet Food
  • Petcurean
  • PurposeBuilt Brands
  • Stonewall Kitchen


  • Amplify Snack Brands
  • Dymatize
  • Microban International
  • PepperJax Grill
  • PetPeople
  • Thermacell
  • Towne Park

Former Active Investor

  • Kiwoko

Featured Investments