Co-Founder & Senior Managing Director
Chet Walker is co-founder and Senior Managing Director of Forsyth Capital Investors. Mr. Walker began his professional career in 1972 when he joined a predecessor of Bank of America. During his 30-year tenure with the institution, he performed a variety of assignments, including Corporate Banking and the founding of the Private Placements, Syndications and Project Finance Groups within NationsBank and NCNB. Mr. Walker founded Banc of America Capital Investors in 1993. Capital Investors is a private equity investment arm of Bank of America that focuses on buyouts, recapitalizations and growth capital financings. Over a 10-year span, Capital Investors invested approximately $1.4 billion in more than 100 equity and mezzanine transactions. Mr. Walker was the Managing Partner until his retirement in 2002. Mr. Walker currently serves on the Board of Directors of Barry-Wehmiller Group, Inc. and as a Senior Advisor to Falfurrias Capital Partners. Mr. Walker received a Bachelor of Business Administration from Emory University and a Master's Degree from the Harvard University Graduate School of Business Administration.