Bill Hall has over thirty-five years of experience in entrepreneur ownership, banking, business consulting and private equity. Mr. Hall oversees operations of the firm, participates in portfolio oversight, the origination of investment opportunities and underwriting efforts.
Mr. Hall is an alumnus of Ernst & Young, a multinational professional services firm. Additionally, Mr. Hall has extensive franchise experience and has owned and operated multi-unit franchisees of various national brands since 1986. He served, for multiple terms, as the President of the Texas Dairy Queen Operators’ Council, representing over eight-hundred units in Texas. Also, Mr. Hall has owned and operated community banks in Texas, a nationwide transportation company, financial services companies, manufacturing companies, and real estate investments. He is a Certified Franchise Executive (CFE) and past Chairman of the Franchisee Forum of the International Franchise Association; past member for multiple terms on the International Franchise Association Board of Directors (Washington, D.C.); the IFA Educational Foundation (Washington, D.C.); Co-Chairman of the National Franchise Mediation Program (New York, NY); and was a founding member of the Small Business Advisory Council to the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) in Norwalk, CT.
Over his career, Mr. Hall has served on multiple charitable local community boards and currently serves on the Finance Committee and Board of the Fort Worth Zoo. Mr. Hall is Certified Public Accountant and received his B.B.A. degree from the University of Texas at Austin.