william j. Catacosinos
William J. Catacosinos is the Managing Partner of Laurel Hill Capital Partners, LLC, a private equity firm focused primarily in the power sector. Laurel Hill, joined by CIBC Markets and other investors, led the successful acquisition of TNP Enterprises, Inc., the parent of Texas-New Mexico Power Company, an electric utility located in Fort Worth, Texas. As a result of that acquisition, Dr. Catacosinos served as Chairman, President and CEO from 2000 to 2004 and then as Chairman and CEO from 2004 to 2005, at which time TNP Enterprises, Inc. was acquired by PNM Resources. The sale was completed in June 2005 and yielded a more than 2 times return on the original investment.