Joe Reece

Co-Managing Partner

Joe has more than 35 years of experience in identifying, investing in, and advising growing companies, as well as building and leading large, complex, and global organizations.

Prior to co-founding SilverBox Capital in 2020, Joe previously founded Helena Capital, an affiliated merchant bank, and held the position of Chief Executive Officer from 2015 to 2017, and then again from 2018 to 2020. Additionally, Joe served as Executive Vice Chairman and Head of UBS Securities, LLC’s Investment Bank for the Americas from 2017 to 2018 and was also Co-Head of Risk. Prior to working at UBS, Joe worked at Credit Suisse from 1997 to 2015, in roles of increasing responsibility, including serving as Global Head of Equity Capital Markets, where he led more than 500 equity capital markets transactions, Co-Head of Credit Risk, where he oversaw all aspects of credit risk for the Investment Bank and also served on the Investment Committee for Credit Suisse’s direct equity investment business that focused on minority growth investments in private technology and services companies with a particular focus on financial services. Joe also chaired the Equity Valuation Committee and served on the Global Operating Committees for both Investment Banking and Securities. During his tenure at Credit Suisse, Joe worked on investments and equity offerings for a broad array of companies including AlibabaGroup Holdings Limited, IHS Markit, Sunpower, First Republic Bank, AIG, and Third Point Reinsurance. Joe’s prior experience includes practicing as an attorney for ten years, including at the law firm of Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP and at the United States Securities Exchange Commission, where he ultimately served as Special Counsel to the Division of Corporation Finance.

Joe has been a member of the board of directors of numerous companies including Compass Minerals Inc. where he has been on the Board since 2019 and has served as its Chairman since 2021. He has also been the Chairman of the Board of Atleos since October 2023. Joe previously served as the Chairman of the Board of NCR Corporation, the Lead Independent Director of Boxwood Merger Corp. and as a member of the Board of Directors of Quotient Technologies, SilverBox Engaged Merger Corp I., UBS Securities, Atlas Technical Consultants, Del Frisco’s Restaurant Group, RumbleOn, CST Brands, and LSB Industries. Joe also currently serves on the board of the Foundation for the University of Akron and Chair-ity, and has previously served on the boards of directors of the Georgetown Law Center, KIPP, The Fulfillment Fund, and the New York Foundation for the Arts.

Joe is a graduate of Georgetown University Law Center and the University of Akron.

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