Will Thorndike

Advisor

Will Thorndike is an Advisor to Evergreen and works closely with our leadership team on our capital allocation and talent strategy. He is the author of The Outsiders: Eight Unconventional CEOs and Their Radically Rational Blueprint for Success, a book that helped inspire the founding of Evergreen and is core to our operating philosophy.

Will is founder of Housatonic Partners a leading private equity firm with offices in Boston and San Francisco known for exceptionally long holding periods. He is currently Managing Partner of The Cromwell Harbor Partnership, a private investment company with a variety of long term holdings.

At Housatonic, Mr. Thorndike was the pioneering institutional investor in search funds and played a central role in refining their acquisition criteria over the last twenty-five years.

Thorndike is a The Chairman of two public companies — CNX Resources and Perimeter Solutions and a Director of several private companies including QMC Telecom, Banyan Software and Carillon Assisted Living. He also serves as a Trustee for The Cromwell Harbor Foundation, WGBH, College of the Atlantic, and the Land and Garden Preserve.

Will is a graduate of Harvard College and the Stanford Graduate School of Business. He lives in Boston with his wife and two children.

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