Founder & Partner
Dave Alter is a Founder and Partner of AV Capital, where he serves on the board of directors of Kovach Building Enclosures. Prior to founding AV Capital, Dave was a Principal at Austin Ventures where he spent more than 8 years sourcing, executing, and managing middle market investments across a number of industries. Dave has served as a board observer or a board member of SAM, BenefitMall, Magnablend (acquired by Univar), Emerus (acquired by Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe), ENTACT Environmental Services (acquired by the Pritzker Group), Sterling Foods, and Delta Rigging & Tools (acquired by Bishop Lifting). Previously, Dave was an investment banker at Greenhill & Co. and started his career at UBS Investment Bank. Dave received an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University and holds a BBA with high honors from the Business Honors Program at the University of Texas at Austin. Dave is Co-founder and a board member of Hand to Hold, which provides navigation resources and support programs to families with a child in the NICU. Dave previously served as a member of the Livestrong Foundation’s Young Leaders Cancer Council. He is also the founder and a former board member of the Texas Lacrosse Alumni Association.