Daily News: December 19, 2013

High Road Capital Promotes Schnakenberg

High Road Capital Partners announced the promotion of Ben Schnakenberg to partner.

Schnakenberg joined High Road as an associate in 2008 and has been involved with six platform acquisitions, nine add-on acquisitions and one exit. He serves as a director of Accurate Component Sales, BlueSpire, Celco Controls, Dowden Medical Communications Group and SMB Machinery Systems.

Previously, Schnakenberg was an SVP at LaSalle Bank, now part of Bank of America, where he served as the chief of staff to LaSalle’s CEO. Prior to that, he worked in middle-market commercial lending for LaSalle and Madison Capital Funding. Schnakenberg is a CFA charterholder.

“Ben has proven himself to be a highly capable investor who exemplifies our ‘high road’ business philosophy,” said Bob Fitzsimmons, co-founder and managing partner of High Road Capital Partners. “This promotion reflects Ben’s contribution to the growth and success of our portfolio companies and the firm.”