|Employer||BDT Capital Partners|
Prior to founding BDT Capital Partners in 2009, Trott spent 27 years working at Goldman, Sachs & Co. He began his career at Goldman in 1982 in securities sales in New York and in 1990, was transferred to the Chicago office. In 1994, he became head of the Chicago office and Midwest region and in 2005, he served as vice chairman of global investment banking. He also served on the investment committee of Goldman's principal investment area and the firm-wide partnership committee.
Trott has served on the board of directors for Hyatt Hotels Corporation since August 2007 and previously served as a director of TriVergent Corp. He is also a director of Conservation International, advisory director of Enterprise Rent-A-Car Company, and a trustee on the boards of the University of Chicago and the Art Institute of Chicago.
In 2011, Trott was inducted into the Horatio Alger Association of Distinguished Americans in recognition of his professional accomplishments, philanthropic contributions and dedication to hard work, integrity and perseverance.
Trott received his MBA from the University of Chicago in 1982.
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