Eric Menke, Strategic Advisor

Eric Menke shares over 25 years of investor, advisor and management experience with specific expertise in channel strategies, brand repositioning, logistics, industrial manufacturing and product innovation.

Prior to founding Growth Capital Management, Mr. Menke was one of the founding partners of Champlain Capital, a $148 million private equity fund focused on making private equity and growth capital investments in companies in the lower middle-market. In that role, Mr. Menke made numerous investments in the industrial, consumer products, and retail services sectors. Prior to founding Champlain Capital, Mr. Menke pursued and consummated acquisitions of small market companies on a deal-by-deal basis. Mr. Menke began his career at the investment banking firm of Kidder Peabody & company.

As Advisor of The CEO’s Right Hand firm, Eric provides strategic advisory services in change management, financial performance, mergers and acquisitions (including preparing companies for sale), marketing, business restructuring, and human resources, with an emphasis on managing risks and cost, to assist organizations in improving productivity, overall performance, and accelerate their growth.

Mr. Menke was awarded a Masters of Business Administration from the Kellogg Graduate school of Business at Northwestern University. He graduated, cum laude, with a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Southern California.

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