Martin is a Partner on AEA’s Middle Market Private Equity team. In his role, he leads the group’s consumer investment practice. Martin currently serves on the boards of Chemical Guys, Jack’s Family Restaurants, Melissa & Doug, ThreeSixty and Traeger Wood Pellet Grills, and previously sat on the board of Brand Networks. He also served on the boards of former AEA portfolio companies 1-800 Contacts, 24 Hour Fitness, Acosta, At Home, Burt’s Bees, Cogent Healthcare, Henry Company, Li & Fung Distribution, Shoes for Crews and Tampico Beverages.
Before joining AEA, Martin was an investment banker covering the consumer products industry. He was an investment banker at Greenhill & Co. in New York, joining that firm at its inception in 1996. Prior to joining Greenhill, Martin was a banker in the consumer products group at Morgan Stanley.
Martin earned a B.S. in economics from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.