Corbin Cook

Founding Partner

Prior to founding Rise Run Capital, Corbin was a partner of KLV Capital, a middle market private equity firm based in Texas.  In addition, Corbin worked at Ancor Capital Partners, a Southlake, Texas private equity firm, before working to launch KLV Capital.


Corbin was a Senior Vice President of Corporate Development for Hilltop Holdings (NYSE: HTH), a financial holding company for Plains Capital Bank, Prime Lending and Hilltop Securities.  In 2012, he led the sale of Plains Capital Corporation to Hilltop Holdings, which subsequently acquired First National Bank of Edinburg in a FDIC assisted transaction.


Corbin began his career in Mergers & Acquisitions at UBS Investment Bank in the Financial Institutions Group as an Associate Director.  While at UBS in New York, Corbin executed transactions for CME Group/NYMEX, Butterfield Bank of Bermuda and The Royal Bank of Canada.


Corbin graduated from Vanderbilt University with honors, earning both a Bachelor of Science in Political Science and Human & Organizational Development. He earned his MBA from The Cox School of Business with Beta Gamma Sigma Honors in Finance.


Corbin enjoys fly fishing and travelling with his family.  He lives in Dallas with his wife and their two sons.