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Bradford Williams

Vice President

Bradford Williams is a vice president at Crestview, focusing on investments across a variety of industries. Originally from Chicago, he is a passionate NBA fan and enjoys exercising and traveling in his spare time.


Bradford Williams joined Crestview as an associate in 2012 and rejoined in 2016 after receiving an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School. Bradford evaluates, executes and monitors investments across a variety of industries, with a focus on media. While enrolled at Harvard Business School, Bradford worked in the U.K. office of NEP Group, a realized Crestview portfolio company, focusing on European growth opportunities. Prior to Crestview, Bradford was an analyst at Barclays in its Mergers & Acquisitions Group. He is currently a director of JR Automation and Hornblower Holdings. Bradford received a B.A. from Yale College and currently serves as treasurer of the board for Dwight Hall at Yale, the University's center for public service.


CP Energy


Current Portfolio

CP is a crude oil marketing, logistics and storage business. It provides services to producers and refiners through a network of injection points, delivery stations, trucks, gathering systems and storage tank capacity in Texas, Oklahoma, New Mexico and Kansas.

Hornblower Holdings


Current Portfolio

Hornblower Holdings is a leading North American operator of passenger cruise vessels. Its services include ferry transportation in major metropolitan areas, cruises and events in top tourist destinations and domestic overnight river cruises.

JR Automation


Current Portfolio

JR provides customers with automated manufacturing solutions that solve key operational and productivity challenges. From front-end concept design to development and after-installation support, JR seamlessly integrates the necessary hardware and software.

NEP Group



NEP is the largest global outsourced provider of comprehensive live and broadcast production solutions, with leading market positions in the United States, Europe and Australia. It serves the premium sports, entertainment and live event production markets.