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Reeve B. WaudManaging Partner

Reeve Waud is the Founder and Managing Partner of Waud Capital. Over his 33-year investment career, he has acquired more than 300 companies. Prior to founding WCP in 1993, Mr. Waud worked at the private equity firm Golder, Thoma, Cressey, Rauner and in the venture capital group at Salomon Brothers.

Mr. Waud is Chairman of Heart + Paw and is on the Board of Pilot Thomas Logistics and The GI Alliance. He is also the Chairman of Acadia Healthcare Company (NASDAQ: ACHC), which was previously a WCP portfolio company.

He is a Member of the Northwestern Memorial HealthCare Finance Committee and is on the Board of the Northwestern Memorial Foundation. In addition, he is a Trustee and Member of the Finance Committee and Photography Committee of the Art Institute of Chicago and is on the Executive Committee and is a Member of the Board of The Economic Club of Chicago. He also serves as the Chairman of the Illinois State Police Merit Board, which has oversight responsibility of the State Police.

Mr. Waud holds a B.A. in Economics from Middlebury College and an M.B.A. from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.

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