WSC OC Entrepreneur Series :: Ben Francois, WG '11, Managing Partner Carmelina Capital Partners

Date and Time
Tuesday, October 4, 2016
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Big Canyon Country Club
1 Big Canyon Dr
Newport Beach, CA 92660
United States
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Please join us as we hear from Ben Francois, WG '11, Managing Partner at Carmelina Capital Partners. He'll discuss the transition from leading Canterbury's $16b institutional fund to starting his own private equity firm.

bfrancoisv2.jpgBen Francois, Managing Partner
As Managing Partner, Ben is involved in all firm and investment activities including acting as a key business partner to our portfolio company leaders. Prior to Carmelina, he was President of Canterbury Consulting, a $16 billion institutional investment advisory firm where he successfully executed a multi-year growth strategy. Previously, he was with Bunker Hill Capital, a private equity fund and SFP, a single family office where he executed direct investments and operated portfolio companies. He is a member of Young Presidents Organization (YPO) as well as the Young Leaders Circle of The Milken Institute. Ben received a BA in Biological Sciences from the University of Southern California where he was a Dean’s Scholar, and an MBA in Finance and Entrepreneurial Management from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

Carmelina Capital Partners
Carmelina Capital Partners was formed in 2010 to find and partner with exceptional founder-led businesses to help them accelerate their growth and achieve their full potential. The firm is led by two partners who each have over 15 years of experience operating and investing in growing private businesses. The Carmelina team possesses expertise and experience across a wide variety of industries including business services, manufacturing, retail, consumer, education, healthcare, distribution, and more.


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Big Canyon Country Club

1 Big Canyon Dr, Newport Beach, CA 92660, United States,
by public transit by car by bike Walking