Benjamin J Litjen, Managing Partner

Ben is the managing partner and founder of Roman Road Capital Partners LLC and brings over 10 years of professional asset management experience to the organization.

Most recently Ben served as a Vice President and fiduciary portfolio manager at Merrill Lynch Wealth Management in Cherry Creek Colorado. In this role he oversaw day to day management of a securities portfolio valued at over $165 million. His clients included corporations, SME’s, institutional investors, foundations and select high net worth individuals. In addition to providing asset management services, Ben advised his clients on tax, legal and business issues including M&A and business divestitures.

Ben holds a International Master of Business Administration (IMBA) from the prestigious Instituto de Empresa (IE) Business School in Madrid Spain. Ben graduated IE in the top 5% of his class and earned magna cum laude honors. He was elected as student representative where he served to improve student relations with the school administration and to enhance and improve university reputation and prestige.

Key Investors and Strategic Advisors

Pacific Lake PartnersPacific Lake Partners

Pacific Lake Partners is a $90 million private equity firm focused on investing in small-cap leveraged buyouts. Pacific Lake backs promising entrepreneurs searching for established, profitable companies in high growth industries. The firm itself was founded by successful entrepreneurs and has invested in dozens of successful companies. Pacific Lake is headquartered in Boston Massachusetts.

Trilogy Search Partners

Trilogy Search PartnersTrilogy Search Partners is a closely-held investment firm that invests in acquisitions of small, profitable companies, sourced primarily through the search fund model. Our roots include the formation and leadership of some of the largest mobile operations in the US as well as other global technology and wireless companies. We partner with search fund entrepreneurs, providing them with expertise and capital through the process of sourcing, acquiring and operating companies that meet our criteria.

Search Fund Partners

Search Fund PartnersSearch Fund Partners is a private equity firm focused on supporting search fund entrepreneurs buy, build and exit successful small and medium sized enterprises. The firms founders have invested in dozens of successful SME’s since the firms founding and are well known as experts in the field of search fund buyouts. Search Fund Partners is headquartered in Menlo Park California.

Select Individual Investors

Kent Weaver – Chairman and CEO of Progressive Home Care
James Donovan – Founder and CEO of Donovan Resources
Roy Richards Jr. – Chairman and former CEO of Southwire Corporation.
Jim Johnson and Matthew Diamond – Founders of Alloy Inc.
David Dodson – Professor at Stanford Graduate School of Business
Blake Winchell – Venture Capitalist and Managing Partner at Partner Ventures
Lew Davies and René Lajous – The Cambria Group