WCAS is one of the oldest, largest, and most successful private equity firms in the United States. Since our founding over 38 years ago, we have maintained a partnership philosophy with our employees, Limited Partners, portfolio management teams, and other service providers.  Our culture emphasizes a collegial and team approach to projects and an absolute commitment to maintaining the highest standards of integrity and professionalism.

The four groups of individuals listed below play pivotal roles in our activities.


General Partners

The General Partners have deep strategic, operational and financial experience combined with extensive relationships and expertise within the Firm's target industries. The senior General Partners average 17 years working together at WCAS.


Senior Investment Professionals

The Senior Investment Professionals consist of Principals, Vice Presidents and Associates, who work with the WCAS General Partners to identify, acquire and build businesses in our two industries.


Resources Group

The WCAS Resources Group works under the direction of the General Partners and is composed of approximately 20 Operating Partners.

Investor Relations

The Investor Relations team focuses on establishing and maintaining relationships with investors and raising capital for WCAS's investment partnerships.