Kurt co-founded Miramar Equity Partners in 2018. Prior to Miramar, Kurt spent more than 13 years at Ridgemont Equity Partners, a middle-market private equity firm with more than $2.5 billion of capital under management. At Ridgemont he was responsible for sourcing, executing, and managing investments in the technology, media, and telecommunications industries. Kurt started his career in the Dallas and Mexico City offices of Bain & Company, a leading strategy consulting firm, where he helped companies in a variety of industries tackle challenges related to growth and profit improvement.
Kurt graduated with Highest Honors with a BBA in Finance and a BA in Spanish from the University of Texas at Austin. He received his MBA, with Honors, from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, where he was a Palmer Scholar. He is a CFA charterholder and is (or used to be) fluent in Spanish.
Kurt lives in Dallas with his wife and two daughters. He is active as an alum of the McCombs School of Business and also serves on the board of Wesley Rankin Community Center, an organization providing education and support services to a community in West Dallas. In his spare time, Kurt enjoys reading, traveling, and riding motorcycles.