Carol Bramson

      Consumer Services


      Ms. Carol Bramson is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer at Side by Side, an innovative pet nutrition company. Ms. Bramson serves as Operating Partner at Huron Capital. She became a Huron Operating Partner in 2003. Ms. Bramson served as the Chief Executive Officer, Director and President at Summer Infant. Prior to joining Summer Infant, Ms. Bramson was Managing Director of 212 Equity Management, a private investment firm that she founded in 2010 focused on the healthy living sector. She has more than 25 years of experience building strong businesses in a variety of industries. Her private equity experience began in 1988 with Essex Venture Partners (now Essex Woodlands Health Ventures), a healthcare venture capital firm founded in Chicago and joined Banc One Equity Capital (formerly First Chicago Equity Capital) in 1992, where she became a Partner with responsibility for all phases of the investment process. In 2001, Bramson founded TBG Capital, which provides equity capital and advisory services to companies to facilitate start-up, growth and/or acquisitions. In addition to direct equity investments, Ms. Bramson has provided on-going industry, financial and strategic advisory services to several organizations in the consumer products, wealth management and specialty chemicals sectors.


      M.B.A. from The University of Chicago; B.S. from DePaul University.

      Board Affiliations

      In addition to her corporate activities, Ms. Bramson devotes her time to philanthropic activities in the health care industry and currently serves on the Eastern States Board of The American Heart Association.  Her passion for entrepreneurship is shared in her support of The Polsky Center at The University of Chicago and The Women’s Entrepreneurship Institute at DePaul University.