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Thayer has built his career leading private companies through transformational change. In his role as operating partner at Bayshore Capital, Thayer steps into critical leadership roles at portfolio companies when needed. He has a background in complex manufacturing, financial management, strategic planning, and leadership development. He brings 25 years of successful partnerships with management teams helping to accelerate profitable growth. He has served on many boards and is currently Vice Chairman of YPO - the global leadership organization of 30,000+ chief executives in 142 countries with over $9 trillion in combined revenue of member run companies. 

Thayer Smith
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