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Brian Hegi
Managing Director
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As a Managing Director of Prophet Equity, Brian Hegi is responsible for sourcing and managing acquisitions with significant value creation potential. In addition, he utilizes his core operational experience to implement high value initiatives at portfolio companies. Mr. Hegi currently serves on the Board of Directors and in the Office of the President for Derby Fabricating, Total Plastics, Groff Tractor & Equipment, Hatch Stamping Company, Acton Mobile and Cummings Signs.

Before joining Prophet Equity, Mr. Hegi was a Vice President with AlixPartners’ Performance Improvement practice, a results oriented global leader in corporate restructuring and operations improvement consulting. Over the course of his career at AlixPartners, he worked on numerous operational improvement projects in tier 1 automotive, automotive aftermarket, food distribution, consumer packaged goods, food manufacturing and retail industries. Much of his work focused on improving supply chain efficiencies, reducing direct material costs and improving product profitability within middle market companies.

Prior to business school, Mr. Hegi was a key member of the start-up team at ICG Commerce, an Internet Capital Group portfolio company that was ultimately sold to Accenture. He joined ICG Commerce from AT Kearney, where he focused on reducing manufacturing complexity within the automotive OEM industry.

Mr. Hegi is a board member and former Chairman of Interfaith Family Services, serves on the Advisory Board for the HMTF Center for Private Equity Finance at the McCombs School of Business at The University of Texas, is a member of the Board of Directors for Southern Methodist University’s Undergraduate Career Center and serves on Vanderbilt University’s Next 10 Council.

Mr. Hegi has an MBA in Finance and Management from the University of Texas, where he received the Dean’s Award for Academic Excellence, as well as a BA in Economics from Vanderbilt University.