Our Team

Bill Egan - Limited Partner
Mr. Egan is founder and General Partner of Alta Communications and Marion Equity Partners LLC, Massachusetts-based venture capital firms. Mr. Egan founded Alta's predecessor firm, Burr, Egan, Deleage & Co. in 1979, and has identified and backed several of America's leading growth companies in the information technology, life sciences, and communications industries. Prior to founding Burr, Egan, Deleage & Co., Mr. Egan was a Partner at TA Associates. He began his career as a Manager of Venture Capital for New England Enterprise Capital Corporation. Mr. Egan is past President and Chairman of the National Venture Capital Association, a former Trustee of Fairfield University, a member of Wharton’s Board of Overseers, and a Trustee of the University of Pennsylvania. He is a member of the Board of Directors of Cephalon, Inc., CRH plc, and a number of privately held companies. He is also a trustee of the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum and the Duniry Foundation. Mr. Egan received a degree in Economics from Fairfield University and an MBA from the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School of Finance.