Walter focuses on investments in the consumer sector.
Walter joined Frontenac in 1994. Today, he focuses on sourcing new investment opportunities and working with portfolio companies. Throughout his career, Walter has led investments in a variety of industries, including consumer products and services where he is currently focused. Walter is a director at Crofter’s Organic, Monterey Bay Herb Co., Schlotterbeck & Foss, and Zipline Logistics. Walter’s prior investments include Whitebridge Pet Brands, Wenner Bread Products, Mercer Foods, Spice Chain Corporation, Health Valley Foods, Aspire Media, Sigma Corporation, H-E Parts, Salient CRGT, and SI International (Nasdaq: SINT). Walter serves on Frontenac’s Investment Committee and leads the firm’s Management Committee where he shares responsibility for the overall management of the firm.
Prior to Frontenac, Walter served as an Investment Banking Analyst at Bear, Stearns & Co. Inc. A Pittsburgh native, Walter graduated cum laude from Dartmouth College and earned an MBA with distinction from the J.L. Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.