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Bob Hurst


Bob Hurst is a partner and member of the Investment Committee. He leads Crestview's private recapitalization strategy, working with entrepreneurs across a variety of industries.


Bob Hurst joined Crestview as a partner in 2005 and is a member of the Investment Committee. Bob leads Crestview’s private company recapitalization strategy, working with entrepreneurs who seek a partner to transition their businesses. Bob retired as vice chairman of Goldman Sachs in June 2004. At Goldman Sachs, Bob spent 30 years in a variety of leadership positions, including head of the investment banking division from 1990 to 1999. Following Goldman Sachs’ IPO, Bob became vice chairman and a member of the board of directors and focused on firm-wide matters in addition to client responsibilities. Bob is currently a director of Oxbow Carbon and is a board observer at NYDJ Apparel. He also serves as a director of VF Corporation and has served on the board of directors of other public and private companies. He has been active in the nonprofit sector and currently serves as chairman of the board of directors of the Aspen Music Festival and School, former chairman of the board and currently chairman of the executive committee of the Whitney Museum of American Art, a trustee and member of the executive committee of The Aspen Institute, chairman emeritus of the Jewish Museum and a former member of the board of overseers of The Wharton School. He is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations. Bob was also founding CEO of the 9/11 United Services Group, the coordinating arm for 13 social service agencies involved in the relief activities, including the Red Cross. Bob received an M.B.A. from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and an A.B. from Clark University. He did additional graduate work as a Public Finance Fellow at the University of Pennsylvania.


NYDJ Apparel


Current Portfolio

NYDJ offers denim and related apparel products targeted to the 35+ year old female demographic with average sizes of 8 to 16. The company was the first to bring "shapewear" to jeans on a large scale.

Oxbow Carbon


Current Portfolio

Oxbow Carbon engages in the global sourcing, production, marketing and distribution of refinery byproducts and solid carbon fuel, including fuel grade petroleum coke, calcined petcoke, sulfur, activated carbon and coal.


Financial Services


PartnerRe is a global multi-line reinsurer specialized in property and casualty, life and health and alternative risk products. Crestview initially invested in Paris Re (formerly AXA Re) in 2006, which subsequently merged with PartnerRe in 2009.




Prior to the acquisition by Beacon Health in December 2014, ValueOptions was the nation's third largest managed behavioral healthcare services company. It designed and operated behavioral healthcare services, including mental health and substance abuse.