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S. Patrick LaValley


Sung-Chul Patrick LaValley is a principal, focusing on investments across a variety of industries. In his spare time, he enjoys traveling, playing sports and keeping up with foreign policy.


Sung-Chul Patrick LaValley joined Crestview in 2019 and currently serves as a principal. Before joining Crestview, Patrick was a vice president at Morgan Stanley Capital Partners (“MSCP”), a North America-focused middle market private equity fund, where he helped lead the investing effort in the industrials and consumer & retail sectors, including serving on the corporate boards of several MSCP portfolio companies. Patrick started his career at Morgan Stanley in 2010 as an analyst in the firm’s investment banking division. Patrick currently serves on the boards of TenCate Grass, SyBridge Technologies and Viad Corp, and previously served on the board of ICM Partners and Hornblower Holdings. Patrick received an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School and a B.S., magna cum laude, in applied economics and management from Cornell University.


Fidelis Insurance Holdings Limited

Financial Services

Current Portfolio

Fidelis is a global provider of specialty insurance and reinsurance products. The company has offices in Bermuda and London.

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.

ICM Partners



ICM Partners is one of the world’s leading talent agencies, representing clients across the entertainment world, including film, television, music, books, theater, broadcast, commercials, licensing, live entertainment, cinematography and costume design.

SyBridge Technologies


Current Portfolio

SyBridge Technologies is a comprehensive provider of manufacturing technology solutions to producers of plastic and composite components across multiple industries to drive efficiencies for its customers from concept to production.

TenCate Grass


Current Portfolio

TenCate Grass is a vertically integrated manufacturer, distributor and installer of artificial turf solutions for sports and landscaping applications. The Company serves customers in over 40 countries across North America, Europe, Asia, Oceania and Africa.

U.S. Well Services

Oil & Gas

Current Portfolio

USWS is a hydraulic fracturing services company. Its proprietary (Clean Fleet) technology seeks to be transformative for the industry and bring significant cost, efficiency and environmental benefits to customers.

Viad Corp


Current Portfolio

Viad Corp operates through two businesses: Pursuit and GES. Pursuit is a collection of attractions, lodges and hotels, and sightseeing tours in iconic locations. GES is a full-service live events company serving 70% of the Fortune 1000 in 75+ countries.