Victor is a Managing Partner and Co-Founder of Insight Equity. He leads the firm’s activities in deal origination and portfolio management within the Aerospace, Defense, and Electronics industries and is Chairman of Insight’s four companies that operate in those areas. Along with Ted Beneski, he is the single largest investor in Insight’s current Fund III.
Before co-founding Insight Equity, Victor was Vice President of Product Development at Military Advantage, an internet community site sold to Monster Worldwide in 2004. Prior to that, he was a senior manager at Bain & Company where he focused on merger integration and operational improvement cases. In the early nineties, Victor worked in the mergers & acquisitions department of Lehman Brothers where he was responsible for company due diligence and transaction execution, as well as working overseas in the Middle East advising the Saudi government on business investments.
Victor received his MBA from the Harvard Business School where he was named a Baker Scholar for graduating in the top 5% of his class. He has also received a Master’s Degree from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and earned a double major BA in economics and political science from Stanford University.
Among other responsibilities, Victor currently serves as the Chairman of Micross Components, MB Precision Investment Holdings, Dustex Holdings, and VirTex Investment Holdings. He also serves as a Director on the Boards of Versatile Processing Group, Plasman Group, Panolam, Riverbend Foods, and Eddy Packing Co., Inc. Victor also serves as Vice Chairman of the Board of Strauss Brands LLC.
Additionally, Victor served 20 years in the U.S. Navy Reserve, retiring in 2014 as a Commander (O-5). In 2017, Victor became the 12th American to complete the “Explorer’s Grand Slam” which requires climbing the highest peak on all seven of the world’s continents including Mt. Everest, and skiing at least 100 kilometers to both the North and South Poles.
In 2019, as the leader of the Five Deeps Expedition, he completed history’s deepest solo submarine dive in the Pacific’s Mariana Trench and was also the first person ever to do it more than once. Since June of this year, he also became the first person to voyage to the bottom of four of the world’s oceans and is scheduled to dive the fifth, the Arctic Ocean, in September. He is also an instrument-rated, multi-engine jet and helicopter pilot.