Bill Fathers, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Over the past 20 years, Bill has held a variety of executive leadership positions in the global communications sector across data centers, cloud services, and software. In addition, Bill also currently serves as a Senior Operating Partner, responsible for communications infrastructure investments at Stonepeak Infrastructure Partners, a private equity firm specializing in North American infrastructure and the majority equity holder in Cologix. Bill was most recently Executive Vice President of Cloud Services at VMware and previously served as President of Savvis, a public data center and cloud infrastructure provider. Bill previously served on the Board of Directors of Ciena, euNetworks and Telx, a leading cross-connection and colocation platform. Bill is a former British Army Officer and holds a Master of Arts in Engineering from Cambridge University.
Cyrus Gentry, Cologix Director
Cyrus is a Principal with Stonepeak Infrastructure Partners. Prior to joining Stonepeak, Cyrus was a Principal at BC Partners, focusing on investments in the industrials and telecommunications sectors. Cyrus also has four years of investing and transaction experience across a broad range of sectors, acquired while at Advent International and J.P. Morgan. Cyrus holds a Bachelor of Science in Applied Economics and Management from Cornell University.
Brian McMullen, Cologix Director
Brian is a Senior Managing Director with Stonepeak Infrastructure Partners and has been involved with investments across a broad range of sectors. Prior to joining Stonepeak, Brian worked for H.I.G. Capital. He began his career at Credit Suisse First Boston in the investment banking division. Brian is currently a Director on the boards of Cologix, euNetworks, Extenet Systems and Vertical Bridge. Brian holds a Masters of Business Administration from The Wharton School, a Master’s of Education from the University of Pennsylvania and a Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Notre Dame.
Ryan Roberge, Cologix Director
Ryan is a Principal with Stonepeak Infrastructure Partners. Prior to joining Stonepeak, Ryan covered the oil & gas sector for King Street, a New York based hedge fund focused on distressed and special situations credit investments. Prior to King Street, Ryan worked in the energy group at TPG Capital, a large global private equity firm. Ryan started his career in Credit Suisse’s oil & gas investment banking group. Ryan holds a Bachelor of Science in Finance from Louisiana State University.
Trent Vichie, Cologix Director
Trent is a Senior Managing Director and Co-Founder of Stonepeak Infrastructure Partners. Before joining Blackstone in 2008 as co-head of the infrastructure division, Trent was a Managing Director with Macquarie Group in New York. Trent joined Macquarie’s infrastructure division in 1999, based in Sydney, and transferred to the New York office in 2000 where he continued to specialize in infrastructure. Trent presently sits on the boards of the Carlsbad Water Desalination Project, Vertical Bridge, and is a former director of Northstar Renewable Power and Tidewater Holdings.
Trent has 20 years of experience and has been involved in a wide range of infrastructure equity investments and transactions in the rail, roads, airports, communications and utilities sector, totaling over $10 billion. Trent received a Master’s Degree in Economics from Macquarie University in Sydney Australia, and is a fellow of the Institute of Actuaries of Australia. He is a CFA Charterholder.