Travis Pittman is a Managing Director & Head of Markets at Portage Point responsible for leading client development, strategy and service innovation. He is based in the firm’s Dallas office. Mr. Pittman has more than 25 years of relevant experience advising financial sponsors, family offices and corporate clients in the consumer, food, industrials, insurance, and energy sectors on domestic and cross-border mergers and acquisitions, leveraged buyouts, and divestitures.
Previously, Mr. Pittman spent 13 years with Houlihan Lokey as a Managing Director and a founding member of the Transaction Advisory Services practice. Prior to joining Houlihan Lokey , Mr. Pittman was a Principal in Lockton Companies’ Mergers and Acquisitions practice, providing buyside diligence advisory and transaction-related risk management products for private equity and strategic buyers. Before this, he was Corporate Controller for EXCO Resources, a publicly traded E&P company, where he was responsible for SEC reporting and compliance and integration of acquisitions across the Gulf Coast, Appalachia, and Canadian basins. Mr. Pittman began his career in public accounting with KPMG and Deloitte, providing audit and advisory services to public and private clients.
Mr. Pittman currently serves on the Board of Directors of Tackle Tomorrow, a charitable organization founded by 5-time Super Bowl Champion, and 2015 NFL Hall of Fame inductee, Charles Haley, that provides childhood literacy programs, adult education services and essential needs to underserved communities.
Mr. Pittman holds a B.S. in Accounting from the University of Texas at Dallas.