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Daniel M. Gill

Managing Partner

Mr. Gill is a founder of Silver Oak and together with Mr. Barr, they lead and manage the firm.  Mr. Gill is responsible for deal generation and overseeing due diligence, structuring and negotiating transactions, overseeing the management of certain of the firm’s portfolio companies and fundraising.

Mr. Gill currently serves on the board of directors of Asure Software, Inc., the Pediatric Dental Practice Management platform, PLA, PRN, Redwood Dental and VASA Fitness. Mr. Gill previously served on the board of directors of Advantage Payroll Services, Aurum Technology, CompuPay, Convergent Resources, Direct Travel, Dynamic Hospitals, Education Corporation of America, GKIC, Interlink Communications Partners, iSystems, Merit Health Systems, Physicians Endoscopy, and six other companies.

Prior to the formation of Silver Oak, Mr. Gill was a Founding Partner and Managing Director of Willis Stein & Partners, a private equity limited partnership. Mr. Gill and four other partners formed the firm in 1995 after successful careers together at CIVC, a subsidiary of Bank of America (formerly Continental Bank). Prior to CIVC, Mr. Gill worked in the Corporate Finance Department of Kidder, Peabody & Co. He is past president of the Board of Trustees of the Illinois chapter of the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. In addition, he periodically teaches at Northwestern University Kellogg School of Management.

Mr. Gill received an M.B.A. from the University of Chicago, Graduate School of Business and holds a B.A. degree in Economics from Bucknell University.