Will Dunbar co-founded Core Capital Partners in 1999. Prior to Core, he was founder and CEO of Pebble Hill Capital, an early-stage, technology-focused investment firm, and was an early investor in webMethods, one of the most successful software IPOs in NASDAQ history.
Previously, he was a senior executive at Allied Capital, a family of publicly-traded private equity funds, from 1987 to 1997 and served on the Investment Committee of each fund during that time. Dunbar began his investment career at Venture America, a Washington area VC firm where he was involved in the early-stage funding of Discovery Communications and Digene, both of which became multibillion-dollar companies.
Mr. Dunbar is a member of Young Presidents Organization-Gold, and serves on the board of Venture Philanthropy Partners, the Madeira School, and the Meyer Foundation.
He holds an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School and a B.A. from Davidson College.