Walter C. Florence

Managing Partner

T: +1 312.629.3152
F: +1 312.368.9520

Walter is a Managing Partner. He shares responsibility for management of the firm and focuses on investments in the business services, food and consumer sectors.

He is a director of Colorado Timberline, Salient CRGT, Schlotterbeck & Foss, Spice Chain Corporation, Wenner Bread Products and Whitebridge Pet Products. Walter’s prior investments and directorships include Alfalfa’s, Aspire Media, F+W Media, H-E Parts, Health Valley FoodsMercer Foods LLC, Sigma Corporation,  and SI International.

Walter joined Frontenac in 1994 from Bear, Stearns & Co. Inc, where he was an Analyst in the investment banking division.

A Pittsburgh native, Walter graduated cum laude from Dartmouth College and received an MBA with distinction from the J.L. Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.


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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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