Mr. Fojtasek is the Managing LLC Partner of CenterOak. He serves on the Firm’s Investment Committee and is actively involved in all significant aspects of the Firm’s business. Prior to CenterOak, Mr. Fojtasek was Co-Founder and Co-Chief Executive Officer of Brazos, managing $1.4 billion of private equity capital across three private equity funds. Previously, Mr. Fojtasek served as the Chief Executive Officer of Atrium Companies, a leading manufacturer of residential building products and a closely-held family business.
Mr. Fojtasek serves as Chairman of the Board of Directors of Aakash Chemicals, Cascade Windows, Wetzel’s Pretzels and BlackHawk Industrial. He previously served as Chairman of the Board of Directors of Southern Tide, Lone Star, ORS and SESC and was the lead director of the Board of Rennhack, Cheddar’s and Tri-Northern as well as Vice Chairman of the Board of Ennis-Flint.
Currently, Mr. Fojtasek is on the Executive Board of the Cox School of Business at Southern Methodist University and is a recipient of the Cox School of Business Distinguished Young Alumni Award. He serves on the Board of Trustees of the St. Marks School of Texas, most recently as President of the Board, and has also served as Chairman of both the Executive Committee and the Investment Committee. Mr. Fojtasek also serves on the Board of Directors of the Dallas Museum of Art. He is a former member of the Board of Directors and Strategic Planning Committee at North Texas Public Broadcasting, Inc. (KERA / KXT).
Mr. Fojtasek received a Master of Business Administration and Bachelor of Business Administration degree from the Cox School of Business at Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas. He also attended Franklin College, Lugano, Switzerland.