Biography

Managing Partner Eddie Monnier is a highly experienced, hands-on private equity investor and board member (both public and private).

Previously, Eddie was Managing Director and Head of Portfolio Company Operations for Corridor Capital. Having joined the firm upon its formation, his responsibilities ranged from underwriting and leading both platform and add-on transactions to overseeing all portfolio companies. As “group CEO/CFO” to the portfolio company management teams, Eddie worked very closely with first and second line executives on key strategic and tactical initiatives to transition entrepreneurial businesses into scalable platforms and drive profitable growth.

Examples of initiatives include:

  • Improving quality of management reporting (dashboards, monthly financials, board presentations, SKU-level and customer-level profitability)
  • Strengthening management teams and developing incentive programs
  • Championing key tactical initiatives (e.g., facilities consolidation, major capital investments, information systems evaluations and improvements)
  • Developing and executing add-on acquisitions
  • Executing recapitalizations

Prior to joining Corridor Capital, Eddie was a Vice President with various subsidiaries of Liberty Media, Inc. While with Liberty, Eddie led or co-led eleven media, technology and online investments totaling over $500 million.

Eddie honed his strategy experience while working with Booz, Allen & Hamilton and LEK Consulting. At LEK, Eddie did extensive M&A advisory for transaction values ranging from less than $50 million to several billion dollars.

Additionally, Eddie has extensive board experience, which includes over nine years of public company board experience and more than 15 years of private company board experience, where he frequently has been the most actively involved board member working closely with management teams to drive value creation.

He holds an M.B.A. from the Wharton School of Business and dual B.A. degrees in philosophy and anthropology (with departmental honors) from Emory University (he self financed his entire education).

Eddie lives in Santa Monica, California with his wife and two children.

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