A. Bart Holaday ’65
Mr. Holaday headed the Private Markets Group of Brinson Partners and its predecessor entities for 15 years prior to his retirement in January 2001 as Managing Director of the UBS Asset Management Private Markets Group. He managed more than $19 billion in investments in venture capital, buyouts, real estate, timber, and oil and gas. Previous to his joining Brinson Partners, Inc., Mr. Holaday was a Vice President and Principal of the Innoven Venture Capital Group from 1983 to 1985. Prior to Innoven, Mr. Holaday founded and, as president for three years, ran Tenax Oil and Gas Corporation, an onshore Gulf Coast exploration and production company. He also has twelve additional years of senior management experience with both Gulf Oil and the federal government (Department of Defense, Department of the Interior and the Federal Energy Administration). Mr. Holaday graduated with honors from the United States Air Force Academy and was a Rhodes Scholar. He holds a Master’s degree from Oxford University, a Juris Doctorate from the George Washington School of Law, and was awarded an honorary Doctor of Letters degree from the University of North Dakota. Mr. Holaday is a Chartered Financial Analyst.