Wes is responsible for origination and marketing activities at Cyprium. He maintains deep relationships with investment bankers, senior lenders and other referral sources, and sourcing, evaluating and structuring new investments. Wes’s operating and investing experience spans the industrial, business services and health care industries.
Prior to joining the firm in 2017, Wes worked at Praesidian Capital, a lower middle-market unitranche and mezzanine debt provider, where he was a Managing Director focused on new business development, investment underwriting and portfolio management. Wes spent the earlier part of his career in operational roles as the General Manager of Volex in Manchester, England and Shanghai, China where he oversaw the successful turnaround of its $400 million cable interconnect business. He was also a General Manager for Amphenol’s RF Connector Division in Danbury, Connecticut.
Wes obtained his MBA at the Harvard Business School and earned BA degrees, cum laude, in economics and mathematics from Northwestern University.
He is an avid runner and channels that into organizing a team of approximately 30 individuals every year to participate in the NYC Marathon. The teams have raised in excess of $2.3 million for cancer survivorship at Sloan Kettering. Wes lives in New York City.