James Collins

Managing Partner Eastwood Capital Associates LLC

James Collins is managing and founding partner of Eastwood Capital Associates LLC, a private equity firm focused on middle market investments in consumer and business services industries. Collins has also held roles at other private equity and financial services firms, including Bruckmann, Rosser, Sherrill, & Co. and Roark Capital Group, after starting his career as an associate consultant at Bain & Company.

Collins holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and a bachelor of business administration with an emphasis in accounting from Howard University. He has served on numerous corporate and nonprofit boards of directors, including generationOn, Points of Light’s youth activation enterprise.