Justin is co-founder and operating partner for Horizon View Capital. He has an extensive background that spans entrepreneurship, private equity, and investment banking. Most recently, Justin was a Principal with a leading growth equity fund called Mercato Partners and a Director of Mergers & Acquisitions with diversified holding company Leucadia National Corporation (NYSE:LUK). While at Leucadia, Justin personally sourced Leucadia’s proprietary $1.5 billion acquisition of National Beef Packing and assisted on the $4 billion stock merger with Jefferies, $400 million investment in Mueller Industries, and $200 million divestiture of Keen Energy. Justin’s valuation and investing skills were honed as he served on the Financial Sponsors Group at Bank of America Merrill Lynch in New York City. Justin graduated with a JD/MBA and a degree in Philosophy from Brigham Young University where he also played tight end for the BYU Cougars from 2000 – 2003. Justin leads a small team of 6 at home with 4 rough and tumble boys and his beautiful, yet very busy, wife Andrea.