ACRO

Unit Split

Acropolis Infrastructure Acquisition Corp.

Raised
$345M
CIK
1847891
Focus
Infrastructure, Telecommunications, Transportation, Mobility, Renewable Energy, Energy, Education, Healthcare, Industrial
External link: SEC Filings

SPAC Team

Leadership

Geoffrey Strong — Mr. Strong serves as our Chief Executive Officer and Director . He currently serves as the Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of Spartan II and Spartan III, and previously served as a director for Spartan I. Mr. Strong joined Apollo in 2012 and is currently a Senior Partner and Co-Lead of the Firm’s Global Infrastructure and Natural Resources groups. Previously, he worked in the Private Equity and Infrastructure groups at Blackstone, focusing primarily on investments in the energy sector, and prior to that, as a vice president at Morgan Stanley Capital Partners. Mr. Strong serves or has served on the board of directors of various Apollo portfolio companies or affiliates, including: Apex Energy, LLC; AIE Arlington, LLC; AIE Caledonia Holdings, LLC; Caelus Energy Alaska, LLC; Chisholm Oil and Gas, LLC; CPV Fairview LLC; DoublePoint Energy, LLC; Double Eagle Energy Holdings, LLC; Double Eagle Energy Holdings II, LLC; Double Eagle Energy Holdings III, LLC; Freestone Midstream Holdings, LLC; Great Bay Renewables Holdings, LLC; Momentum Minerals, LLC; Momentum Minerals II, LLC; Northwoods Energy LLC; Pipeline Funding Company, LLC; Roundtable Energy Holdings, LLC; Spartan I; Spartan II; Spartan III; Tumbleweed Royalty, LLC; Tumbleweed Royalty II, LLC; US Wind Inc. and Vistra Energy Corp. Mr. Strong holds a Bachelor of Science, summa cum laude, in business administration from Western Oregon University, a juris doctor, cum laude, from Lewis & Clark College, and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School of Business. Mr. Strong’s extensive experience investing in the energy value chain makes him a valuable addition to our board of directors.

James Crossen — Mr. Crossen serves as our Chief Financial Officer and Chief Accounting Officer . Mr. Crossen is the Chief Financial Officer and Chief Accounting Officer of APSG I, APSG II, Spartan II and Spartan III, and is Chief Financial Officer for Private Equity and Real Assets at Apollo, having joined Apollo in 2010. Prior to that time, Mr. Crossen was a Controller at Roundtable Investment Partners LLC. Prior thereto, Mr. Crossen was a Controller at Fortress Investment Group. Prior to that time, Mr. Crossen was a member of the Funds Management and Tax Group at JP Morgan Partners LLC. Mr. Crossen is a Certified Public Accountant in New York. Mr. Crossen served in the United States Marine Corps and graduated summa cum laude from the University of Connecticut.

Dylan Foo — Mr. Foo serves as the Chairman of our board of directors . Mr. Foo is a Senior Partner at Apollo and Co-Lead of the Firm’s Global Infrastructure platform, which has historically deployed over $20 billion in infrastructure-related investments. Mr. Foo has 20 years industry experience investing in Asia, UK, Europe and North America, with a particular focus on mid-market assets in transportation, telecommunications and social infrastructure. Mr. Foo currently serves on the board of directors of Thor Parent Holdings, LLC (parent of Parallel Infrastructure). Prior to joining Apollo, Mr. Foo spent over 13 years at AMP Capital, where he served as Partner & Global Head of Direct Investments. Mr. Foo was a member of the Global Infrastructure Investment Committee, overseeing all investing activities. Mr. Foo has previously served on the board of directors of Angel Trains (UK), Everstream, Millennium Parking Garages, Smarte Carte, and ITS ConGlobal. Mr. Foo previously worked at Westpac Bank and Morgan Stanley. Mr. Foo received a Master of Applied Finance from Macquarie University and a Bachelor’s of International Business from Queensland University of Technology. Mr. Foo’s significant experience executing infrastructure transactions across the globe and building infrastructure investment platforms makes him a valuable addition to our board of directors.

Curtis Morgan —  Mr. Morgan is our Director Nominee . Since December 2020, Morgan has served as CEO of Vistra Corp., an integrated retail electricity and power generation company, and prior to that as president and CEO since 2016. Prior to joining Vistra, Mr. Morgan was an operating partner at Energy Capital Partners, a private equity firm focused on investing in North America’s energy infrastructure. He joined the firm in 2015 and was involved in all areas of the firm’s investment activities, with a particular emphasis on origination, diligence and portfolio company governance and oversight, across all of Energy Capital’s sectors of investments. During his 35-year career, Mr. Morgan has held leadership responsibilities in nearly every major U.S. power market. Prior to joining Energy Capital, he served as the president and CEO of both EquiPower Resources Corp. and FirstLight Power Resources, Inc. He recently served as a director of Summit Midstream General Partner at Summit Midstream Partners. He has also held leadership positions at NRG Energy, Mirant Corporation, Reliant Energy and BP Amoco. Mr. Morgan serves on the board of directors and is currently chairman of the Electric Power Supply Association, the competitive power generation industry organization, and on the board of Comp-U-Dopt, a non-profit providing technology access and education to underserved youth. He has previously served on the boards of Summit Midstream and Prevent Child Abuse Georgia. A certified public accountant, Mr. Morgan received a Bachelor’s degree in accounting from Western Illinois University and a Master of Business Administration in finance and economics from the University of Chicago. We believe Mr. Morgan’s extensive leadership experience and background make him a well-qualified member of our board of directors.

David Small — Mr. Small is our Director Nominee . Mr. Small retired from Verizon Communications after a 31 year career in a number of senior executive roles. Mr. Small was Executive Vice President of Global Field Operations and Assurance from 2016 to 2019, and was responsible for leading 35,000 field construction and operations employees for the Verizon Wireless, Telecom and Business networks across the globe. Prior to this role, Mr. Small was the Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Verizon Wireless, and was responsible for 58,000 sales, customer service, and field operations employees across the U.S. Prior to this, Mr. Small was Chief Platform Officer of Verizon, Chief Technology Officer of Verizon Wireless, and President of Verizon’s wholesale business. Earlier in his career he had many engineering, marketing, sales, and operational roles at Verizon and predecessor companies. Mr. Small is currently on the board of directors of Hylan, serves as an advisor to private equity firms, and is on the board of KidsPeace – a national charity organization dedicated to serving children. Mr. Small received his Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from Purdue University, and his Master of Business Administration from Ball State University. We believe Mr. Small’s experience in building, operating and maintaining large global infrastructure networks, and his experience across various operations, technology and business unit domains make him a well-qualified member of our board of directors.

Theresa M. H. Wise, Ph.D. — Dr. Wise is our Director Nominee . Dr. Wise is Chief Executive Officer and principal for Utaza, LLC, an information technology consulting company, a role she has held since 2017. Dr. Wise is the former Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer of Delta Air Lines, a role she held from 2008 to 2016. Prior to joining Delta, Dr. Wise held a number of positions at Northwest Airlines Corporation, including serving as the company’s Chief Information Officer from 2001 until Northwest Airlines Corporation’s merger with Delta in 2008. Dr. Wise currently serves on the Board of Directors of Viasat, a global communications company, Impinj, a manufacturer of radio-frequency identification devices and software, TCF Financial Corporation, a financial services company Midcontinent Independent System Operator, a non-profit member-based organization that ensures reliable, least-cost delivery of electricity, and St. Olaf College, a not-for-profit where she serves on the Board of Regents, as well as the Executive, Nominating and Governance, and Audit Committees. Dr. Wise received her Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics and Chemistry from St. Olaf College and her doctorate and Master of Science degrees in Applied Math from Cornell University. We believe Dr. Wise’s extensive leadership experience and background in operations and technology make her a well-qualified member of our board of directors.