Our entrepreneurial team has decades of combined experience investing in, building, and managing successful, middle market businesses.

Investment Professional

Kyle T. Emmons | Managing Partner.  Kyle Emmons leads Motte’s deal sourcing, due diligence, deal structuring and negotiation, and portfolio management efforts. Kyle has 12 years of experience in middle market private equity and M&A. Prior to founding Motte, Kyle was an investment professional at The Riverside Company (“Riverside”), a lower middle market private equity firm with over $4.6 billion in assets under management. Prior to joining Riverside, Kyle was an investment professional at NGP Midstream & Resources (“NGP M&R”), a $1.4 billion private equity fund affiliated with NGP Energy Capital Management focused on the energy industrials and services sectors. Before joining NGP M&R, Kyle was an analyst in the investment banking group at KeyBanc Capital Markets, where he executed financings and mergers & acquisitions for middle market companies.


Kyle currently serves on the Kellogg Alumni Council of the Kellogg School of Management, the Young Chancellor’s Advisory Council at Texas Christian University, and the Clark Society Board of Texas Christian University.  He previously served on the Neeley Alumni Executive Board of Texas Christian University.


A native Texan, Kyle received a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Finance from Texas Christian University and earned his Master of Business Administration from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.

Advisors and Operating Executives

Motte’s network includes an advisory group of experienced executives and investors with resources to support future investment.