Chad Cook is responsible for business development at Satori Capital, focusing on deal sourcing, capital raising, and generating new business opportunities. Prior to joining Satori, Chad co-founded TurnPoint Capital Partners, a lower middle-market investment banking firm specializing in sell-side advisory and capital raises for businesses in a variety of industries.
From 2005-2008, Chad was a principal at MHT Partners, a middle-market investment banking firm, where he was responsible for sourcing new sell-side advisory opportunities. Prior to MHT Partners, Chad served as CFO of GreatLodge, an internet company focused on the outdoor industry. During his tenure at GreatLodge, Chad successfully led the sale of the business to a strategic acquirer. In earlier positions, Chad worked at Consolidated Container Company (previously Suiza Packaging) and at EDS, where he was involved in numerous M&A transactions. Through this experience, he developed expertise in corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions, and operations. His assignments included engagements in consulting, energy, financial services, manufacturing, and telecommunications.
Chad earned an MBA from Southern Methodist University and a B.A. in economics from the University of Texas at Austin. Chad serves on several non-profit boards including the Advisory Board of The Center for BrainHealth and the Board of Trustees of both the Dallas Theater Center and LaunchAbility, an organization that supports children and adults with developmental disabilities.