Fenway Partners Team
The members of our investment team have worked together at Fenway for a number of years and share a strong results-oriented culture that promotes collaboration. Our investment team represents a wide array of skills and experiences. Prior to joining Fenway, the members of our team worked in private equity, investment banking and consulting. Being able to draw on a wide range of knowledge and experience contributes significantly to our shared success.
Peter Lamm is the co-founder and managing partner of Fenway Partners. He has worked in Private Equity for 40 years. Mr. Lamm received a BA in English Literature from Boston University and earned a Masters degree in Business Administration from Columbia University. Mr. Lamm is Chairman of the Board for the U.S. Fund for UNICEF and has served on the board since 2005.
Gregg Smart joined Fenway as a managing director in 1999. Previously he was an investment banker at Merrill Lynch & Co. Mr. Smart received a BA in Economics from Davidson College and earned an MBA in Finance from The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania.
Walter Wiacek joined Fenway Partners in 2007 and is Vice-President and Chief Financial Officer, responsible for all accounting, financial, investor, and tax reporting. Mr. Wiacek received a B.S. in Business Administration from Bryant University. Mr. Wiacek is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Connecticut Society of CPAs.
Jacqueline Balfour joined Fenway Partners in 1997 as a receptionist and now operates as Executive Assistant and Office Manager. Ms. Balfour began her career working as a course manager of a local Golf Course in Western New York before moving on to New York City. Jacqueline (Jack) is an integral part of Fenway’s team.