Bill Watts is the founder of Red Brick Capital Partners and current Partner at Prospect Hill Growth Partners, a Boston based middle market private equity firm.
Previously, he was President and Chief Executive Officer of GNC from 1991 until 2001. Prior to being named President and Chief Executive Officer in 1991, Mr. Watts held the positions of President and Chief Operating Officer, Senior Vice President of Retailing and Vice President of Retail Operations.
Bill currently serves as non-executive Chairman of the Board of Honors Holdings and Shoe Sensation. He is also a Director of EbLens and Comoto Holdings, the parent company of Cycle Gear and RevZilla. Mr. Watts was also executive Chairman of Joseph Abboud, non-executive Chairman of the Board of Mattress Firm, The Tile Shop, Murray’s Discount Auto Stores, and Fitness Quest as well as a director of Equinox, Bass Pro Shops and Brookstone. Mr. Watts holds a B.A. degree from the State University of New York at Buffalo.
President & CIO
Brad Watts is the President and Chief Investment Officer of Red Brick Capital Partners.
Bringing more than 10 years of Wall Street experience, Brad is responsible for managing Red Brick’s diverse investment portfolio including both equities and fixed-income assets as well as a broad range of alternative and private investments.
Previously, Brad served as an Investment Professional at Point72 Asset Management, a large New York-based Family Office. Prior to Point72, Brad worked as an Analyst in the Healthcare Investment Banking groups at J.P. Morgan and Oppenheimer & Co focused on M&A and capital raising. Brad received his BA from Washington and Lee University and his MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.