Benjamin Giess co-founded Anvil Capital in 2001 and has 36 years of experience investing in and lending to companies, including 28 years in private equity.
Ben is responsible for originating, structuring and managing portfolio investments. He is actively involved with managing relationships with lenders and co-investors, and working with portfolio companies on setting strategic directives, financial reporting, M&A activities and other corporate finance initiatives.
The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania- MBA Finance and Accounting
Dartmouth College – BA Economics
Hampshire Equity Partners
Shawmut Bank of Boston
Marc Fontaine joined Anvil Capital in 2010 and has 35 years of experience as a Senior Executive and Consultant.
Marc works closely with portfolio companies to mentor management teams to improve sales, operations and productivity. Applying his knowledge as a Blackbelt in Six Sigma, he is able to establish controls necessary to minimize business and financial risks, refocus businesses on core strengths and pursue and integrate strategic add-on acquisitions.
University of Hartford- MBA
Worcester Polytechnic Institute -BS Industrial Engineering and Operations Management
Assumption College- BA Mathematics
Pratt & Whitney
Colt’s Manufacturing Company
Air Temp (Chairman)
Atlas Devices (Chairman)
NE Landscape (Chairman)