CHAD M. HUTCHINSON
Chad Hutchinson is a Partner of Arctos Sports Partners. Mr. Hutchinson is on the Investment Committee and directs the Firm’s investment strategy, sourcing, executing and managing investments for the Firm.
Prior to joining Arctos Sports Partners, Mr. Hutchinson was a Managing Director at Sixth Street, a global investment firm operating across nine platforms including growth investing, adjacencies, direct lending, fundamental public strategies, infrastructure, special situations, agriculture and par liquid credit. At Sixth Street, Mr. Hutchinson built the agriculture business from an idea to a dedicated platform with its own dedicated fund. Mr. Hutchinson managed the sourcing, partnerships, deal execution and operations of the agricultural fund. In addition, Mr. Hutchinson was responsible for sourcing, underwriting, and execution of other opportunistic investments in specialty finance, growth equity and structured solutions.
Prior to Sixth Street, Mr. Hutchinson co-founded a private investment fund Wakestorm Capital in 2008. Mr. Hutchinson was responsible for deal sourcing, underwriting, execution, and asset management of distressed/stressed loans. Mr. Hutchinson helped develop investable strategies to clean up banks balance sheets coming out of the Global Financial Crisis.
Before starting his finance career in 2006, Mr. Hutchinson had an 8-year professional sports career. Mr. Hutchinson began his career pitching for the St. Louis Cardinals organization from 1998 – 2001. Mr. Hutchinson transitioned to football playing for the Dallas Cowboys in 2002 and 2003 and the Chicago Bears in 2004 and 2005.
Mr. Hutchinson graduated from Stanford University, where he received a BA in Political Science. Mr. Hutchinson played both baseball and football for Stanford University from 1995 – 1998.