Colleen Benson

Associate

Colleen joined Seidler in 2022 and is involved in evaluating new investment opportunities, as well as assisting partner companies with growth initiatives, strategic planning, and other value enhancement projects.

Prior Experience

Colleen began her professional career in leveraged lending at Ally Bank and LBC Credit Partners. During this time, she assisted in the underwriting of sponsor-backed investments across various industries, including business services, consumer products, industrial, food and beverage, and healthcare. Prior to joining Seidler, she worked at Groupon supporting the Corporate Finance team.

Education

Colleen graduated from the University of Notre Dame with a double major in Economics and English.

Outside of Work

Born and raised in New York, Colleen enjoys searching for good bagels, travelling, skiing, reading, and spending time at the beach with her dog, Banjo.