Mr. Gross joined Trivest in 2006. He is involved in all aspects of the firm, including the origination of investment opportunities, completing acquisitions, portfolio oversight and firm management. In addition, Mr. Gross manages Trivest’s relationships with the lending community. Mr. Gross is a member of Trivest’s Investment Committee and serves as a Board Member of numerous Trivest portfolio companies including Athletic Supply, BJ Beltram, GAL Power Systems, GetixHealth, National Auto Care, Northfield Industries, Novatech and NuEnergen. Prior to joining Trivest, Mr. Gross spent three years at Credit Suisse First Boston where he evaluated and executed long-term, value-oriented investments in publicly traded companies for private clients. He received his B.A. in Economics from Columbia University and M.B.A., with honors, from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.