Board Member, NHIC, Founding Partner, Pine Street
Brian P. Mathis is a founding partner of Pine Street and brings significant alternative asset investment experience to the Investment Committee, including hedge fund, private equity, and venture capital experience, globally. Previously, Mr. Mathis was a Co-Managing Partner of Provident Group Asset Management, LLC where he was a member of the investment committee and primarily responsible for portfolio construction and capital raising. Before joining PGAM, Mr. Mathis was a Managing Director at Advent Capital Management, responsible for business development and marketing of their multi-strategy, credit and convertible hedge fund strategies. Prior to Advent, Mr. Mathis was a Director at Pacific Alternative Asset Management Company (PAAMCO), a fund of hedge funds with over $7.5 billion of assets under management. At PAAMCO, he was a member of the Investment Management Committee, evaluating directional hedge fund strategies, portfolio asset allocation and guiding strategic initiatives for the firm, including establishing PAAMCO’s London office. Prior to PAAMCO, Mr. Mathis was a Vice President at J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. serving in various private equity groups focusing on investments in the hedge fund space, later-stage venture/growth capital, and mid-cap LBOs, as well as private equity placements. Mr. Mathis served on the Board of Directors/Advisors for PlusFunds (observer), Eastport Operating Partners LP, Edison Schools, LinksCorp, and Bell Sports. Mr. Mathis’ career began as a Congressional Black Caucus Fellow serving in the United States House of Representatives Chief Deputy Whip Office of the Hon. John Lewis as well as the United States Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation (Hon. Fritz Hollings, Chairman). Subsequently, Mr. Mathis served as a political appointee of President Clinton at the U.S. Department of the Treasury. He is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and continues to be engaged in public policy and Democratic politics. Mr. Mathis received a B.B.A. from the University of Michigan Business School and a J.D./M.P.A. from Harvard Law School and the John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, respectively.