Office of Equity & Investment Funds
William (“Bill”) Pearce, with the DFC since 2005, has held a number of investment and management roles with the agency, working predominantly in the Office of Investment Funds (OIF). Within OIF he originates new fund opportunities, managing the entire investment process to provide capital to private equity funds. Bill’s prior experience includes: emerging market direct investments with EMP Global, manager of the AIG Infrastructure Funds; U.S. direct investments with W.R. Grace & Co., and then with EXOR America, the U.S. office of the Agnelli family. Bill also worked in a line capacity with a portfolio company of EXOR, ICF Kaiser International, and as a High-Yield Bond Analyst with Oppenheimer & Co. Bill received his MBA from the Darden School of Business and a BS.E from the Wharton School.