Brandt Hamby serves as a Co-founder, Partner and member of the SPP investment committee. He is responsible for the management of the firm along with origination, due diligence, portfolio company value creation and fundraising.
Prior to Six Pillars, Brandt was a startup co-founder, public company executive, and private equity investor. Brandt and his partners founded StraightSource, a pioneer in Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO) before selling the Company to Kenexa (NYSE: KNXA) in 2007. Brandt served as an Executive at Kenexa prior to founding Six Pillars. Currently, Brandt serves on the Board of Directors of Signature Back Office Solutions, Tax Advisors Group, and the Sigma Nu Alumni Association. Brandt is a graduate of The University of North Texas holding a BA in Industrial Psychology.
Brandt’s wife is still putting up with him after 27 years. They have three children, two boys, and one girl. They adopted their oldest son from St. Petersburg, Russia, and continue to be involved in the international adoption community. Even though his drives are flying a bit shorter these days, Brandt is an avid golfer. He also enjoys travel, new restaurants, and football season.