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Wesley H.R. Gaus - Managing Partner

Wesley H.R. Gaus is a managing partner of CMEP and joined the firm in 1998.


He is responsible for executing new platform transactions and negotiating equity and debt investments and transaction financing across the capital structure. In addition, Mr. Gaus provides add-on acquisition support for existing portfolio investments and, post-closing, operational, and financial guidance for company management.

Mr. Gaus represents CM Equity on the Boards of GracoRoberts, Black ICE Holdings, Inc., and JANUS Research Group, Inc.


Prior to joining CMEP, Mr. Gaus was a part of the Investment Banking Division of ING Baring Furman Selz, LLC where he worked on merger and acquisition assignments and debt and equity capital markets transactions in the areas of media, retail, consumer products, industrial manufacturing, and telecommunications.

Mr. Gaus received a BS in Economics from the Wharton School, and a BSE in Systems Engineering from the School of Engineering & Applied Science through the Management & Technology Dual-Degree Program, at the University of Pennsylvania.

In addition to fending off his four children trying to add bunny ears to his bio picture, Wes coaches his kid's baseball and football teams, is an avid fisherman and has completed the NYC Marathon twice.

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