William Spiegel, MBA ’90
Co-President and Founding Partner, Pine Brook Partners
William Spiegel is responsible for managing Pine Brook’s financial services investing activities. He is also a member of the firm’s management committee and investment committee. He represents Pine Brook as a board director of Better Mortgage, Fair Square Financial Holdings, Fidelis Insurance Holdings, and Global Atlantic Financial Group. Spiegel is also a board director of publicly-traded mortgage insurer Essent Group. He has 29 years of private equity investment experience. Before cofounding Pine Brook, he was with the Cypress Group from its inception in 1994 until 2006, leading its financial services and healthcare investing activities. Before joining the Cypress Group, Spiegel worked in the merchant banking group at Lehman Brothers. He has served on the boards of directors of 20 companies, including seven publicly traded corporations. Spiegel earned a bachelor’s in economics from the London School of Economics, a masters in economics from the University of Western Ontario, and an MBA from Chicago Booth.