Brad Thawley

Senior Director Private Equity, UTIMCO

Brad Thawley has spent 14 years in private equity investing both in Limited Partner and co-investment positions. Brad joined UTIMCO’s Private Equity team in January 2019 with primary responsibilities that include sourcing new private equity General Partner relationships, managing, monitoring and performing due diligence underwriting of private equity investments for the endowments, as well as reporting on private equity investment performance.


Prior to UTIMCO, Brad spent 14 years at the Teacher Retirement System of Texas where he managed a $5.0 billion private equity global growth portfolio as well as a $5.7 billion U.S. mid-market buyout portfolio.  He was a voting member of the TRS Private Equity Investment Committee.


Prior to joining TRS, Brad worked at Standard & Poor’s focusing on corporate credit ratings.  He also previously worked with Jupiter Media Metrix, an internet advisory company. 


Brad received a BA in Economics and a BS in Mathematics from Bucknell University.