Charles Shook - Trestle Capital Partners

Partner and Founder

Prior to founding Trestle Capital Partners, Charles built and led the private equity group of Harbert Management Corporation (“HMC”). HMC is a diversified alternative asset management firm based in Birmingham, AL that manages capital for a Forbes 400 family, as well as for third party institutional and high net worth investors. In his role at HMC, Mr. Shook designed and implemented the private equity investment strategy, built the dedicated team of private equity professionals, and most importantly, sourced, executed and managed a diversified portfolio of private equity investments. In addition to his private equity experience, Mr. Shook has worked as an investment banker with Morgan Keegan & Company, Inc., a leading regional investment bank, where he ultimately rose to run its Financial Institutions investment banking practice. Mr. Shook has also worked as a management consultant for FMI Corporation, the largest consulting firm in the country focused exclusively on construction and construction-related industries.

Charles received a B.A. in economics from the University of North Carolina and an M.B.A. from the Darden School of Business at the University of Virginia.

Joshua Robinson - Penn State University

Associate Professor of Materials Science and Engineering

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J. Christopher Lynch - Wyrick Robbins Yates & Ponton LLP

Attorney

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Hadis Morkoç - Virginia Commonwealth University

Founders Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

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Charles Shook - Trestle Capital Partners

Partner and Founder

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Co-Director and Board Member of the Institute of High Pressure Physics

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Professor and Chair of the Department of Physics

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Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering; WIN Endowed Chair

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