Mr. Torbert is a Principal and Co-Founder at RLMcCall Capital Partners, a private equity firm focused on industrial, media, technology and special situations transactions. Mr. Torbert has spent the last 20 years in the venture capital, private equity, operational management, business development and corporate finance world.
As a founding investor and board member, Mr. Torbert played an integral role in the launch, development and $100MM IPO of Mood Media (TSX: “MM”), an internet-based music services company. He also played a vital role in the formation and growth of Midas Medici (OTB: “MMED”), and orchestrated the acquisition of Direct Air and Swift Air, serving as Chairman of Swift Air, a passenger and cargo charter airline that was spun out of Swift Transportation.
From 2004 to 2006, Mr. Torbert was COO of Broadcast Capital, focused on media and broadcasting investments. From 1999 to 2004, Mr. Torbert was VP of the Financial Sponsor Group at JPMorgan Chase, where he covered top tier middle market private equity clients and completed over $100 billion in transactions in media and telecom. He was previously at AIG, where raised capital for the firm’s $1 billion Global Emerging Markets Fund.
Mr. Torbert is an Entrepreneur-in-Residence at Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business and the New Orleans’-based IdeaVillage’s IDEAx and CAPITALx programs. He is a recipient of the Network Journal’s Top 40 Under 40 Award, and serves on the boards of Cultural DC and the New Orleans’ Contemporary Arts Center. Mr. Torbert holds a B.A., a masters degree in International Finance and an MBA, all from Columbia University. Mr. Torbert is also an alumnus and Trustee of the Taft School. He enjoys collecting mid-century and contemporary art, hunting and fishing.