Ben serves as a Managing Director in Highlander’s private equity practice and is based in Dallas. In this capacity he focuses on leveraged buyouts, recapitalizations and growth financings across a variety of industries. He is responsible for sourcing and assessing potential investment opportunities, managing the transaction process and working closely with portfolio company management teams. Additionally, Ben serves as Head of Highlander’s Romania private equity practice based in Bucharest.
Ben joined Highlander Partners in 2016. Prior to joining Highlander, Ben was a member of Tipp Hill Capital Management, a hedge fund based in New York. He previously worked at AlpInvest Partners, a global private equity group and a subsidiary of The Carlyle Group. Ben started his career with Banc of America Securities in consumer and retail investment banking.
Board Memberships (Current and Past)
Biamp Systems, LLC, current Co-Chairman
Benestar Brands, current
Chicago Custom Foods, LLC, current
Ares Group, current
Education and Certification
M.B.A., with distinction, Columbia Business School (Value Investing Program)
B.S. in Commerce, University of Virginia, McIntire School of Commerce