Evergreen Pacific Partners News

January 20, 2015

Evergreen Pacific Partners Promotes Chris Brenes and Scott Jensen

SEATTLE, January 20, 2015 - Evergreen Pacific Partners (“Evergreen”), Washington state’s largest private equity fund, announced today it has promoted Chris Brenes to Senior Vice President and Scott Jensen to Vice President.


Brenes works with Evergreen's portfolio investments with a focus on company operations and performance. Before joining Evergreen Pacific Partners in 2012 he was a Regional Director of Strategy and Business Development at The Boeing Company. Brenes also worked as an Associate for Morgan Stanley's investment banking division in Los Angeles. He holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from the University of San Diego and a Master of Business Administration from the Harvard Business School. Prior to business school, Brenes served as a combat decorated Navy SEAL.


Jensen joined Evergreen Pacific Partners in 2012 and has played a key role in transaction execution across the portfolio in addition to participating in the review and diligence of investment opportunities. Prior to joining Evergreen Pacific Partners, he was an Analyst in the Consumer & Retail Group at Goldman Sachs in New York. He also worked in the Research & Statistics Group at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. Jensen holds a Master of Science degree in Finance from the Owen Graduate School of Management at Vanderbilt University and a Bachelor of Science degree from Brigham Young University Idaho - with a dual major in Economics and Accounting.


Evergreen Pacific Partners, which manages two private equity funds totaling $700 million, invests in traditional buyouts, management led buyouts, and growth equity investments involving traditional middle-market companies in the Western U.S. and Canada. Its investors include foundations, endowments, pension funds, and West Coast-based CEOs with experience in Evergreen’s target industries.

About Evergreen Pacific Partners
Based in Seattle, Wash., Evergreen Pacific Partners currently manages two private equity funds totaling $700 million, with a focus on investing in traditional, middle-market companies in Western North America. Evergreen Pacific was co-founded by Timothy Bernardez, T. J. McGill, and Michael Nibarger. Evergreen Pacific’s acquisitions and investments include Vantage Mobility International (Phoenix, Ariz.), Gene Juarez Salons & Spas (Seattle, Wash.), Good Source Solutions (Carlsbad, Calif.), Haney Truck Line (Yakima, Wash.), Nuprecon (Snoqualmie, Wash.), CST Environmental (Brea, Calif.), Marcor Environmental (Baltimore, MD), Radiant Imaging, Inc. (Redmond, Wash.), Zemax Development Corporation (Redmond, Wash.), NorthStar Group Holdings (New York, NY), Thermal Dynamics (Ontario, Calif.), PAC Stainless (Seattle, Wash.), Span Alaska (Auburn, Wash.) and SafeWorks (Seattle, Wash.).



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