“Frontenac's knowledge and experience are shown through their disciplined investing process, detailed business planning, and acquisition professionalism. They have a track record of discerning the best management talent and partnering with them to create sustainable long-term value.”

Joe Eichelberger

A.H. Harris

CEO1ST Partner

Joe Eichelberger, Chairman, is the former CEO of Industrial Controls, a distributor of industrial automation products and HVAC components. Previously, Eichelberger spent many years in senior roles with Daikin‐McQuay International, Siemens Building Technologies and Johnson Controls. Joe was part of Frontenac’s industry initiative in the industrial distribution segment and was appointed Chairman at closing in 2015. 


Company Overview

A.H. Harris, founded in 1916, is a leading distributor of construction supplies and equipment to the heavy & highway, commercial, industrial and residential construction markets.


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Chicago, IL 60606
Tel: 312.368.0044

We invest in high quality companies, primarily in the food, industrial and services industries. We work with business owners, almost always families, founders or entrepreneurs, as they address complex transition issues of liquidity, management enhancement and growth planning.

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