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Focus Areas

  • Education & EdTech
  • Healthcare Services
  • Digital Media

G. William Bavin


Bill Bavin has more than two decades of financial, business, and management experience, and has founded two specialized investment banking firms in the Washington, DC area.  Since 1994, he has specialized in advising education companies and investors on capital formation, mergers & acquisitions, divestitures, valuation, and strategy. His practice includes all facets of the education market across the life-long learning continuum, including content companies, education service providers, and infrastructure. In 1998, Mr. Bavin co-founded Education Capital, LLC, which provided capital market solutions, sophisticated transaction advice, and sound consulting services to scores of emerging and middle-market education companies. Mr. Bavin co-founded and served as Managing Partner of the Washington Corporation, merging the company with Chessiecap in 2013.  Prior to his concentration on the education industry, he was a generalist with significant experience in a broad range of industries and financial instruments. Mr. Bavin received his B.A. in History from the University of Virginia and his M.B.A. from the Goizueta Business School at Emory University. He served as a member of the Board of Directors of Total Education Solutions, Inc., a California-based special education company from 2000-2013, and is a director at Move This World, a non-profit addressing school violence and bullying.  Additionally, he serves as a Venture Forward Mentor for UVA Innovate at the University of Virginia, advising Goha Learning, The Institute on Aging, and PALS.

Contact: bill@chessiecap.com or 703.879.3210