Wes leads investment management for the Social Enterprise Expansion Fund, which includes deal sourcing, due diligence, and transaction execution. He is also actively engaged with portfolio companies and is a Board Observer for Better World Books and Adina for Life. Wes has eight years of investment management and transaction experience in the financial services industry and is a Chartered Financial Analyst. Prior to Good Capital, he spent two years as an Equity Research Associate at William Blair & Company where he authored proprietary research on public equities in the Advertising, Digital Media, and Marketing industries and provided assistance on public capital markets transactions. Before William Blair, Wes spent four years with Ernst & Young Corporate Finance where he advised privately held middle-market companies on mergers, acquisitions, and restructuring transactions. Wes earned an MBA from the Haas School of Business at the University of California, Berkeley and a BBA from the University of Michigan with an emphasis in Finance and Accounting. Wes is passionate about international development and has worked with a variety of organizations that are seeking to alleviate poverty in the developing world including Foundation for His Ministry, which operates three orphanages in Mexico, and the Wildlife Conservation Society in Zambia. He is also a Board Advisor for NamasteDirect, a non-profit organization that supports microfinance in Central America. Wes can be reached at [email protected]
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