Brian Demkowicz

      Managing Partner & Co-Founder

      Brian is the Managing Partner and Co-Founder of Huron Capital. He leads the firm’s Management and Investment Committees.

      Experience

      Over the past three decades, Brian has established a successful, long-term track record of acquiring, repositioning and growing middle-market companies in partnership with experienced operating executives. Since 1999, Brian and his team have successfully established six Huron Capital investment funds totalling nearly $2 billion and invested in over 150 businesses throughout North America. Brian began his career at Heller Equity Capital Corporation where he was responsible for sourcing, closing and managing middle-market buyout transactions as well as operational restructurings.  In 1996, Brian left to pursue transactions in a more entrepreneurial setting utilizing an operational approach, establishing Huron Capital in 1999.

      Education

      Brian earned a B.S. in Accounting from Purdue University and an M.B.A. from the J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University, and passed the CPA exam.

      Board Affiliations

      In addition to working with Huron Capital’s portfolio companies, Brian is active in the local community, serving on the boards of numerous industry, civic, educational and charitable organizations.

      Fun Facts About Brian

      Brian is an avid guitar player and once met George Harrison in an airport lounge. His experience in assessing and managing risk helped him survive bungee jumping in New Zealand and running with the bulls in Spain. Brian has one wife, five kids and four dogs and is a die-hard Chicago Bears fan.