David Proctor is a Partner with 15 years of private equity investing experience. David joined Milestone in 2009 as a Principal after spending nine years as Senior Vice President of Acquisitions for Wind River Holdings, a private equity investment firm. While at Wind River Holdings, in addition to executing investments in franchising, business services and manufacturing as a principal during most of his tenure, David spent three years as an operating executive with Philadelphia Mixing Solutions, a Wind River Holdings portfolio company that manufactures engineered process solutions. Prior to Wind River Holdings, David was First Vice President of Investment Banking with Janney Montgomery Scott in Philadelphia, where he provided financing and M&A advisory services for a broad range of middle market companies.
David has a B.S. in Economics from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and an M.S. in Engineering from the EMTM program at the University of Pennsylvania. He has also completed executive education programs in strategy and change management.
David grew up in Victoria, BC and graduated from high school in Vancouver with a stint in San Antonio, TX in between. David played hockey, rugby and tennis during his early years and led the squash team at the University of Pennsylvania. He won several national squash titles and was inducted into the UPenn Athletics Hall of Fame in 2014. Away from work activities, David enjoys traveling with his wife and four kids and watching each of his kids compete on lacrosse fields around the country. David is also an active board member of Kids Smiles, a non-profit provider of dental healthcare and education services in the Philadelphia area.