Ben Schnakenberg '00
Partner, High Road Capital Partners
Ben Schnakenberg is a Partner at High Road Capital Partners, a New York-based private equity firm. Ben graduated from Valparaiso University with a Bachelor of Arts degree and majors in Political Science and English in 2000 and graduated from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania with a Masters of Business Administration degree in 2009. Ben is a CFA Charterholder. Prior to joining High Road Capital Partners, Ben was as a Senior Vice President at LaSalle Bank (now part of Bank of America), where he served for three years as the chief of staff to LaSalle’s CEO and where he had also previously spent three years in middle-market commercial banking. Ben also spent two years at Madison Capital Funding, where he provided senior and subordinated debt financing and equity co-investments for leveraged buyouts and recapitalizations of middle-market companies. Ben and his family live in Rye, NY, where he enjoys running, sailing, and skiing. Ben was profiled as a “Rising Star in Private Equity” in February 2014 by Dow Jones & Company’s Private Equity Analyst.