Fireman Capital hires ex-Bank of America Merrill Lynch executive Wes Mendenhall

Fireman Capital Partners hired Wes Mendenhall as a principal to focus on business development and investor relationships. Mendenhall previously worked as director in global banking and markets for Bank of America Merrill Lynch cross asset solutions group. Before, he worked in global wealth management division’s managed solutions group. Mendenhall served as an active duty paratrooper in the U.S. Army 82nd Airborne Division.

Press Release

Fireman Capital Partners (“FCP”), a consumer-focused private equity firm, today announced that Wes Mendenhall has joined the firm as a Principal. He will be based in Seattle and will focus on business development and strategic corporate and investor relationships.

Mr. Mendenhall brings over 10 years of experience in financial services encompassing roles in both Institutional Global Markets and Private Client Wealth Management platforms.

“We are thrilled to welcome Wes to Fireman Capital Partners. His proven financial services skills and track record of success in providing value to his clients makes him an ideal candidate for our team,” said Dan Fireman, Managing Partner of FCP. “We look forward to his contributions as we continue to grow the FCP brand and enhance our deal origination efforts.”

Prior to joining FCP, he served as Director, Global Banking and Markets for the Bank of America Merrill Lynch (“BAML”) Cross Asset Solutions team. Over the course of his tenure at BAML, he led the Solutions team’s investor coverage efforts for over 50 US Fortune 400 Family Offices and the largest Canadian Pensions, focusing on cross sector and industry direct investments and structured financings. Prior to his role on the Solutions team, Mr. Mendenhall served in the Global Wealth Management Division’s Managed Solutions Group, helping develop the Third Party Separately Managed Account, Mutual Fund, and ETF product platforms.

Prior to BAML, he served as an active duty paratrooper in the US Army 82nd Airborne Division. Mr. Mendenhall earned an MBA from the NYU Stern School of Business and a BS from the University of Arizona.

About Fireman Capital Partners (FCP)
Fireman Capital Partners invests in consumer-focused companies through both growth equity and buyout transactions. The private equity firm focuses on dynamic consumer businesses with revenues between 30MUSD and 150MUSD, who also have a unique vision, strong product and market share, and sound management. FCP leverages its capital, extensive network, and deep operating expertise to add substantial value. The firm is currently invested in Bandon Holdings, Dunns River Brands, CANarchy, Surfside Coffee Company, and Idea Paint. For more information, visit them at