As Principal with Valesco, Pierce Edwards’ primary role in this position includes new investment origination, financial & business analysis, due diligence, and investment process management. His responsibilities play a key role in our team’s ability to deliver on our commitment beyond capital.
Prior to beginning his career at Valesco, Pierce spent nearly four years at Evolve Capital where he worked on originating, executing, and monitoring private equity investments. His focus was in founder-run businesses across a variety of industries that included manufacturing, industrial services, and healthcare. Pierce began his career at J.P. Morgan-Chase, where he developed his analytical skill-set managing the portfolios of ultra-high net worth individuals and family offices. As Principal, these analytical skills are integral to the success of the entire team and our portfolio companies.
Pierce received his Master of Business Administration from the Southern Methodist University Cox School of Business, with concentrations in Accounting, Strategy & Entrepreneurship. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in English from Amherst College where he participated on the Amherst Men’s Basketball team and Student Senate.
Pierce remains close to his twin brother and younger, much taller brother. They spend their time playing basketball, engaging with various charities and exploring new and exciting investment opportunities.