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Brion Applegate

Founder

Brion co-founded the firm in 1994 with Bill Collatos and has been involved in private equity investing since 1979. Prior to forming Spectrum, Brion worked at TA Associates, and Burr, Egan, Deleage & Co. In addition to his role at Spectrum, Brion is a Trustee of Colgate University where he is focused on athletics, admissions, financial aid and endowment management. Brion holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and BA from Colgate University.

Representative Investments

Acquired by Financial Sponsor
Acquired by Lockheed Martin

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