Brian Knitt - Managing Director

Over fifteen years of experience in private equity. Mr. Knitt has expertise in a full range of matters, including sourcing and selecting investment opportunities, due diligence, negotiating terms, and serving as a director and advisor. Mr. Knitt joined Cheyenne Capital in 2003.

Prior to joining Cheyenne Capital, Mr. Knitt spent three years focused on telecommunications and information technology private equity investments at Meritage Funds. Mr. Knitt was directly involved in investing over $100 million in 17 transactions. Mr. Knitt was the Director of Operations and Strategic Planning for one of Meritage's portfolio companies for seven months.

Mr. Knitt was an officer in the U.S. Air Force for five years. Mr. Knitt held various significant positions supporting the development and sustainment of the Air Force's Global Positioning System. He left the service in 1998 with the rank of Captain, and was awarded the Joint Service Commendation Medal.

Mr. Knitt received a B.S., Mathematics, from Colorado State University, an M.S., Systems Management, from the University of Southern California and an M.B.A. from the UCLA Anderson School of Management. While at UCLA, Mr. Knitt attended the Vienna University of Economics and Business in Vienna, Austria.