Adam Zylman

Operating Advisor

Adam Zylman, Operating Advisor, is the founder and President of Grey Owl Partners, a Houston-based investment and advisory services firm focused primarily on differentiated energy, industrial and infrastructure service companies and specialty manufacturing businesses in the lower middle-market. Adam works closely with Platform’s investment team on industry specific transactions. Currently, Adam serves on the Board of Directors of Expedition Water Solutions as Executive Chairman as well as The J.M. Burguieres Co., Process Service Specialists, Rebound Dynamics and Structural and Steel Products. Prior to forming Grey Owl in 2019, Adam served as President and CEO of Sunland Capital, a privately-owned holding company he co-founded in 2009. Prior to Sunland Capital, he spent more than a decade in private equity and investment banking at SCF Partners and Merrill Lynch’s Global Energy & Power Group, respectively. Adam graduated summa cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and Managerial Studies from Rice University. He is a member of the Houston Chapter of the Young Presidents’ Organization and enjoys spending time with his wife and two children.