Willie E. Woods is the president and managing director of ICV Partners, a leading private investment firm with over $700 million in capital which partners with management teams of companies in the lower end of the middle market. ICV boasts a special partnership with ICIC, an institutional co-sponsor which provides invaluable resources such as deal flow, institutional expertise, back-office support, best practices and industry connections.
Prior to co-founding ICV, Willie was a Vice President in investment banking at Deutsche Bank Alex Brown where he was responsible for deal origination and execution of merger and acquisition, leverage loan, high yield bond and equity transactions with a focus on financial sponsors in the basic industries.
Willie has also worked in private equity at Levmark Capital, investment banking at Lehman Brothers Inc. and corporate banking at NBD Bank. Along with serving on the ICIC board, he also serves on the board of directors of the Apollo Theater Foundation.
Willie has an MBA from Harvard Business School and a BA in accounting from Morehouse College.