GRANT PALMER is a Partner of Trilantic North America. He is also a member of the Investment Committee of Fund VI North America. His primary focus is on investments in the consumer sector. Grant joined Trilantic North America in 2009 at its inception, prior to which he was Senior Associate at Lehman Brothers Merchant Banking (LBMB). Prior to joining LBMB in 2007, Grant worked in Lehman Brothers' Global Mergers and Acquisitions investment banking practice in New York. Grant is currently Chairman of the Board of Taymax, and a director of Ortholite and Sunrise Strategic Partners. He was previously a director of Traeger Pellet Grills and Implus and an observer on the board of SRAM. He holds an M.B.A. from Columbia Business School and a B.A. in Economics and History from Duke University.