Robert Hatcher

Adjunct Professor in Management - Entrepreneurship & IT

Mr. Hatcher serves as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Cockrell Interests LLC, Pinto Investment Partners and related companies. Mr. Hatcher also serves as Chairman of the Finance Advisory Committee for PTV Healthcare Capital, L.P. and Pinto America Growth Fund, L.P. and on the Board of Directors of certain Pinto Group portfolio companies, including Alloy Merchant Finance, First Continental and Clarity Medical Systems. Cockrell Interests is a private, diversified investment management company with interests in public and private equity, energy, real estate, venture capital, aviation and agriculture. Cockrell Interests maintains a disciplined, long-term approach to investing and enjoys a long history of developing and operating businesses based on fundamental values.

Prior to joining Cockrell Interests in 2001, Mr. Hatcher founded and served as Managing Director of Citywest Ventures, a Houston-based private equity and financial advisory firm. During 1999 and 2000, Mr. Hatcher served as Managing Director of Corporate Strategy and Development of Metamor Worldwide, Inc., a multi-national information technology professional services firm. Mr. Hatcher also served on the Executive Committee of Metamor and as President of its venture capital group. Prior to joining Metamor, Mr. Hatcher was a corporate finance and securities partner in Vinson & Elkins LLP.

Mr. Hatcher is married and has two children. He received a BBA from Southern Methodist University and an MBA and JD from Tulane University. Mr. Hatcher serves as an Adjunct Professor at the Jones Graduate School of Business at Rice University. He is a member of World Presidents Organization and serves as a member of the Board of Directors of Camp Aranzazu.

Teaching Interests: 

-Managing Growth