Prior to founding the HiGro Group in 2016, Nick was a Principal at Peterson Partners (a growth private equity investment firm based in Salt Lake City, UT). During Nick’s tenure at Peterson Partners, he sourced and led diligence efforts across a wide range of industries. Nick also led Peterson Partner’s investments in Si Senor (leading Tex Mex chain of restaurants in Brazil), DCI (leading voice and data service provider to luxury hotels) and PEC (leading safety service provider to the oil & gas industry).
Prior to joining Peterson Partners in 2013, Nick was a Vice President with Macquarie Capital (USA) Inc., in New York City, where he provided strategic advisory services and capital market solutions to private equity clients. Nick began his career on Wall Street with Citigroup’s Investment Banking Division in 2007, as a member of the bank’s Healthcare Coverage Group. During Nick’s tenure on Wall Street, he took part in providing debt financing for over $10B of capital to private equity sponsored recapitalizations and several public equity offerings.
Nick received his B.A. from Duke University in 2000 and his MBA in 2007 from the Kenan-Flagler Business School.