Crescent Park Capital Partners was founded in 2013 by Robert Luck and Parker Carney. Together the Partners bring a diverse and complementary skill set , with over 25 years’ experience in operating private companies, entrepreneurship, private equity, management consulting and capital raising.
Robert Luck, MBA, B.Eng - Managing Director
Robert has a background in organizational and financial management with experience working with both blue-chip and entrepreneurial organizations in the United States, Canada, Europe, Australia and Africa. Prior to his role with Crescent Park Capital Robert worked with Deloitte Australia focusing on strategy consulting and corporate finance transactions for large and medium sized construction and resources companies. This role also took him to West Africa where he was able to work closely with the local people to help them develop their resources sector and accompanying government oversight.
Prior to working with Deloitte Robert managed the operations and divestment strategy for a London listed debt fund which held debt investments in small and medium sized American and Canadian businesses. This exposure allowed him to become familiar with the inner workings and pressures on small business owners in the mature markets of the US and Canada.
Robert holds an MBA from Oxford University, a Bachelor in Mining Engineering from the University of British Columbia and certificates in Project and Investment Management.
Renee Hourigan - Management Consultant
Parker has a background in entrepreneurship, business development and venture capital, with experience working both in Canada and in Europe.
Prior to his role with Crescent Park Capital, Parker co-founded a technology company that provides innovative products and services to clients within the renewable energy industry, with a particular focus on landfill gas to energy (LFGTE) projects. Parker was in charge of all sales and business development activities, growing the project base throughout Canada, the US and Mexico. Previous to this, Parker was a Principal at a Toronto based boutique investment fund, which provided equity capital and advisory services to early stage cleantech and clean energy companies. There, he enjoyed working closely alongside entrepreneurs looking to grow their businesses in both North America and Europe.
Parker holds an MBA from Oxford University, a Bachelor in Mechanical Engineering from Queen’s University, is a licensed professional engineer and a LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) accredited professional. Parker is passionate about cooking, loves sports, and is a mentor to high school kids interested in entrepreneurship through the Junior Achievement program.
Supporting the Partners is a talented group of associates and a diverse and highly experienced group of investors from both the United States and Canada. Our capital is sourced from a group of 20 entrepreneurs, executives, former CEO's and industry leaders who have all successfully acquired, operated, led and grown companies across a variety of industries.