Ben is based in Dallas and serves as a Director in Highlander’s US private equity practice. Additionally, Ben serves as Head of Highlander’s Romania private equity practice based in Bucharest. 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 due diligence, executing the transaction process and working closely with portfolio company management teams.
Ben joined Highlander Partners in 2016. From 2012 to 2016 he was a Senior Analyst at Tipp Hill Capital Management, a hedge fund based in New York. He served as an Associate at AlpInvest Partners (a subsidiary of The Carlyle Group) in New York from 2007 to 2010. In this role he analyzed and executed a variety of private equity investments across diverse industries. Ben was an Investment Banking Analyst at Banc of America Securities in New York from 2005 to 2007, providing M&A and financing support to companies in the consumer and retail industries.
Board Memberships (Current and Past)
Biamp Systems, LLC, current Co-Chairman
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