Matthew Allard

Matthew Allard

Matthew Allard, 49, will join the board of directors of the Combined Company following the consummation of the Business Combination. Mr. Allard has served as a Member of the Board of Managers of QualTek since 2018. Mr. Allard is a partner at Brightstar Capital Partners and a Member of its Investment Committee. He currently serves as Vice Chair of the Board of Amerit Fleet Solutions, and as a board member of Brightstar Corp. and Texas Water Supply Company, all Brightstar portfolio companies. Since 2003, Mr. Allard has worked closely with Andrew Weinberg and various partners while advising and financing transactions for EnergySolutions, Brock Group, and Brightstar Corp. among others. Prior to joining Brightstar, Mr. Allard was Head of Financial Sponsors at Stifel where he was responsible for leading the firms Private Equity client coverage and execution efforts, was a member of the Investment Bank Management Committee and had extensive merger & acquisition, capital markets and relationship management experience across a range of industries. Mr. Allard started his finance career with Citibank and Bank of America, and previously held positions in both consulting and operations. Mr. Allard received his Master of Business Administration from Columbia Business School, Beta Gamma Sigma honors, and a Bachelor of Science in Economics from the University of Michigan with a major in Industrial and Operations Engineering. He is a Trustee of the King School in Connecticut.