Mr. Templeton joined Trivest in 1989. He leads Trivest's buyout activities, investment sourcing, resource allocation, portfolio oversight, limited partner relations and overall firm administration. Over his tenure at Trivest, he has led the origination, structuring and financing of more than 50 acquisitions and exits. In addition, Mr. Templeton created many of the Trivest’s key differentiators, including “Just Say No” and many of Trivest’s unique marketing programs. Mr. Templeton is a member of Trivest’s Investment Committee and currently serves as Chairman or Board Member of numerous Trivest companies including Advanced Discovery, Columbus Recycling, Ellery Homestyles, HandStands, National Auto Care, Northfield Industries, Onepath Systems, Pelican Water Systems, Ryko Solutions, Twin-Star International, S.R. Sales and Wise Company. Prior to joining Trivest, he spent six years serving in various capacities with Southeast Bank, N.A. in Miami. He received his B.B.A., magna cum laude, and M.B.A. from Stetson University.