Tusk is a private investment firm focused on supporting top-tier management teams to invest in, acquire and scale businesses to their next level of growth. 

about us

tusk is...

a private investment firm with offices in Dallas, Texas and Northwest Arkansas, focused on investing in, acquiring, and scaling privately held operating businesses.

we partner with...

high performing management teams providing both flexible and patient capital while equipping them with the resources required to take their company to new heights. 

we offer...

exclusive access, transparency and above-market returns in addition to delivering a streamlined and efficient deal execution process.

above all...

we change lives for the better by adding long term value while serving at the intersection of human capital and investment capital.


Why Tusk

We are a team of proven operators who have successfully launched, scaled and monetized businesses. We understand the unique challenges presented to operators and desire to fast-track their path to success.  

Proven Operators

We are experienced investors with a successful track record in growth and lower middle market investing.

Experienced Investors

We aren’t constrained by arbitrary mandates that dictate the actions of most private equity firms. We believe patient capital provides the ability to ensure the best long term outlook for our businesses.

Patient Capital

We believe the best partnerships are built on flexibility and authenticity. We remain committed to being strong partners in every stage of the businesses life cycle.

Flexible Partners

We strive to create and cultivate alignment between our operators, investors, and all stakeholders of the business.

Thoughtful Alignment

investment strategy

Tusk will evaluate investment opportunities in a variety of industries, sectors, and geographic regions.  


investment criteria

  • Geography: The Mid-American Heartland

  • Revenue: $5MM-$50MM

  • EBITDA: $1MM-$10MM

  • Enterprise Value: $10MM to $100MM+

  • ​Attributes:
    • Growing and recurring revenue​
    • Diversified customer base
    • Management alignment

Areas of interest

Business Services
New-Age Retail & Hospitality
Consumer Product
Supply Chain & Logistics
Technology-Enabled Business Solutions


Control Acquisitions
Management Buyouts
Growth Equity Investments
Buy and Builds & Recapitalizations

our team


Managing Partner

Aaron is Managing Partner and a Founder of Tusk Private Investment. He leads Tusk Private Investment in sourcing, due diligence, execution and portfolio management efforts.


Prior to founding Tusk, Aaron served as Managing Director for a Texas-based Single Family Office focused on private investments. Aaron lead transactions in Technology, Healthcare, Construction, Logistics, Supply Chain, Retail and E-Commerce, and various other sectors.



Steve is a founding partner of Eldridge Brooks and a former partner at Arkansas’ largest law firm.


Most recently, Steve was a partner at one of the state’s largest venture capital and growth equity investment firms overseeing private capital formation and strategy and mergers and acquisitions activities and leading investments in healthcare, software technologies, e-commerce, energy infrastructure and retail and e-commerce businesses.



contact Tusk


Commonwealth Hall at Old Parkland 3899 Maple Avenue, Suite 100 Dallas, Texas 75219




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