Caltius Equity Partners Announces Promotions

October 26, 2021

Los Angeles, CA (October 2, 2021) – Caltius Equity Partners, a leading lower middle market investment firm, is pleased to announce it has promoted Justin Benshoof to Managing Director and Ryan Matthews to Vice President.

Justin Benshoof has been with Caltius Equity Partners since 2011, holding progressive investment roles.  Justin works closely with portfolio companies on strategic growth and he also leads the firm’s business development functions.  Justin’s current and former board memberships include Air Conditioning Innovative Solutions, Impact Facility Services, MC Sign, National Industrial Coatings, and Diversified Human Resources.  Prior to joining Caltius Equity Partners, Justin worked for Norwest Equity Partners.

Ryan Matthews has been with Caltius Equity Partners since 2016.  Ryan is engaged in all aspects of the deal process on new investments and works closely with portfolio companies, including Talent Systems, World Class Technology, and Air Conditioning Innovative Solutions.  Prior to joining Caltius Equity Partners, Ryan worked for Harris Williams.

“We are extremely proud of the team we have built and are committed to developing and advancing our talent as we grow as a firm,” said Michael Morgan, Managing Director of Caltius Equity Partners.  “These promotions reflect Justin and Ryan’s exceptional work, proven leadership and meaningful contribution to the firm.  We look forward to their continued success in their new roles.”