Name: Brendan Anderson
Title: Founder & Managing Partner
Brendan Anderson founded ScaleCo Capital in 2018. As the founder and managing partner, Brendan serves as the Chairman of the ScaleCo investment committee. He focuses on deal sourcing, strategy development, vision building, fundraising, and investor relations.
Brendan has primarily worked in the lower middle market throughout his career. In 2006, he co-founded Evolution Capital Partners (ECP) to provide capital and management support to growing companies. ECP has invested over $100 million in 16 platform companies across three committed capital funds. In 2018, with the aim of establishing substantial support resources for the ECP portfolio companies, Brendan formed ScaleCo and assembled a team that is actively engaged in daily operations within the companies.
Brendan embarked on his entrepreneurial journey in 1995 by founding The Mast Group, a firm that offered management services to manufacturing, distribution, financial services, and other sectors. In 1996, he established the Heartland Companies to acquire a distressed industrial park. In 1998, he purchased Stam, Inc., a manufacturing company. He gained operational experience by serving as CFO, VP Sales, and Director of Stam from 1998 until 2005.
Brendan initiated his career in Chicago, completing formal credit training and working as a senior lending officer at American National Bank and HSBC Bank. He expanded his lending expertise as an investor, board member, and loan committee member for a de-novo bank, American Heartland Bank.
Originally from Alliance, OH, he holds a BA in Economics from DePauw University and an MBA in Finance from Loyola University.
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