Christopher M. Daley (
Prior to founding Pilgrim Capital Partners in 2006, Mr. Daley was with Private Equity Capital Corporation in Westport, CT from 1999 to 2005, where he was one of the two principals responsible for closing 14 direct private equity investments. At various times, Mr. Daley has served as a Director of 11 companies he has invested in. Mr. Daley joined PECC after five years with NationsCredit in Stamford, CT, a leading provider of one-stop debt capital for middle market leveraged buyout transactions. Prior to NationsCredit, Mr. Daley spent five years with Equitable Capital Management in New York in its corporate finance group focused on providing senior and subordinated debt in growth and change of ownership transactions. Prior to Equitable Capital, he spent five years with National Westminster Bank in New York in their middle market lending group. Mr. Daley received his B.A. in economics from Cornell University in 1983 and his M.B.A. in finance from The Wharton School at The University of Pennsylvania in 1989.

Christopher D. Wright (
Christopher D. Wright is a Partner at Pilgrim Capital joining the firm in 2007. Prior to helping establish Pilgrim, he had over 9 years of private equity experience. Mr. Wright was a Managing Director at Saugatuck Capital from 2000 to 2006 where he was jointly responsible for deal sourcing, deal execution, investment realization, and portfolio company management. He was also individually in charge of portfolio company strategic consulting and plans. At various times, Mr. Wright served as a Director of 5 Saugatuck portfolio companies: American Pipe & Plastics, Floor & Decor, Power Plus, PPI\Times Zero and Waterloo Ventures. Prior to joining Saugatuck, Mr. Wright was a consultant for Bain & Company's Private Equity Group. While at Bain, he worked on ten private equity transactions providing due diligence, financial analysis, as well as portfolio company strategic and operational consulting. He began his career as a sell-side equity analyst at Brown Brothers Harriman & Co. in New York. Mr. Wright graduated with a B.S. in Civil Engineering and Operations Research from Princeton University in 1989 and an M.B.A. in Finance from the J. L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management in 1998 with honors. Mr. Wright received his C.F.A. charter in 1995