a team with a track record

our team

Miles and Brittany are a Husband & Wife team, backed by top-tier investors and operators.
Brittany Collins
Co-Founder & Managing Partner
Born in South Carolina, Brittany brings diverse operational and investment experience to West Sands Partners.

She attended the University of St. Andrews in Scotland for her undergraduate degree, where her studies focused on counter-terrorism. Her experience in this field includes working with the Republic of Georgia to address European security issues.

When Miles & Brittany returned to the United States, Brittany joined Lightspeed Venture Partners, a top-tier venture capital firm. Brittany then attended Stanford University's Graduate School of Business for her MBA.

After business school Brittany joined SquareTrade, a consumer electronics warranty provider in San Francisco. While at SquareTrade, Brittany owned the end-to-end customer strategy & operations for its 20+ million customers, helping to prepare the company for its exit (acquired by AllState for $1.4B in 2016).

Brittany@westsandspartners.com
650-704-5047
Miles Collins
Co-Founder & Managing Partner
Miles is a native Texan who began his career helping people through the advancement of healthcare. Hailing from six-straight generations of entrepreneurs, he’s excited by the opportunity to grow a business.

Miles has a degree in Neuroscience from the University of St. Andrews in Scotland. During his studies he focused on brain-machine interface technologies in an effort to help veterans and others suffering from amputation or spinal cord injury. It was at St. Andrews that he met his future wife and business partner, Brittany.

While in California, Miles combined his passions for entrepreneurship and healthcare by working with several health-technology and medical device companies including One Medical Group and HealthTap. Miles then attended Stanford's Graduate School of Business for his MBA.

Miles was also Co-Founder and COO of the software company, Swift Calcs. Together with a Stanford PhD and an MIT dual Computer Science / MBA grad, he pioneered a cloud-based computational software tool to change how engineers and scientists do math. This software is now used in MIT mechanical engineering classes and has partnered with public corporations such as Autodesk.

Miles@westsandspartners.com
214-906-0690

OUR investorS

West Sands Partners is backed by the most experienced investors and operators specializing in entrepreneurial acquisition.
Kent Weaver
CEO,
Progressive Home Care
Jeff Stevens
Managing Director,
Anacapa Partners
Ashley Giesler
Managing Director,
Anacapa Partners
Jim Southern
Co-Founder & Managing Member,
Pacific Lake Partners
Coley Andrews
Co-Founder & Managing Partner,
Pacific Lake Partners
Keith Gross
Vice President,
Pacific Lake Partners
Cregg Baumbaugh
Managing Director,
Trilogy Search Partners
Mitch Cohen
Managing Director,
Trilogy Search Partners
Scott Alderman
President & Managing Director,
Trilogy Search Partners
Dave Lazier
Managing Partner,
TD Investment Company
Tom Cassutt
Managing Partner,
TD Investment Company
David Dodson
Managing Partner, Futaleufu Partners
& Professor, Stanford
Jim Edmunds
Managing Partner,
Search Fund Partners
Dave Carver
Principal,
Search Fund Partners
Rich Kelley
Principal,
Search Fund Partners
Will Thorndike
Managing Director,
Housatonic Partners
Peter Kelly
Professor,
Stanford Graduate School of Business
Tim Ludwig
Managing Partner,
Ohana Capital
Rafael somoza
Co-CEO,
QMC Telecom International
Jose Stella
Co-CEO,
QMC Telecom International
Alex Stavros
CEO, Calo Programs
Andrew Saltoun
CEO, Integra Partners
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