Our Team

The Carr's Hill team brings the experience and learnings from over 50 private investments, further supported by a cultivated network of both formal and informal partners and executives who are experts in their fields.

H. David de Laureal

Managing Partner
(504) 334-8753

Tyler Houin

Vice President
(504) 334-8819

Travis Rachal

Head of Business Development
(504) 334-8754

Michael Gude

Vice President
(504) 334-8741

Executive Advisors

Carr's Hill utilizes the members of its Executive Advisory Board to support the Firm’s sourcing activities, play key roles in portfolio company governance, and bring unique, detailed, and invaluable insight throughout the investment process.

Steve Nathanson
  • CEO, Bernhard Energy Services
  • President, Genesis Energy
  • President, TDC, LLC
Declan Rushe
  • President, Team Solutions
  • CEO & President, Qualspec
Chuck Wilcox
  • President, Waste Services, Inc.
  • Sr. VP, Waste Management
  • VP, Browning-Ferris Industries
Steve Witmer
  • Owner, CWI Enterprises
Gary Yesavage
  • President, Chevron Global Manufacturing
Jay Holstine
  • CEO & President, Freightflow
  • CEO & President, SigmaFlow