Lou Kenter

Founding Principal


Louis Kenter

Prior to forming Prospect Partners in 1998, Lou Kenter was the Principal of buyout firm Kenter and Co. Before that, he held positions at Marquette Venture Partners, McKinsey & Company, and Skidmore, Owings and Merrill.

At Prospect Partners, Lou is currently Chairman of the following platform companies: Education Futures Group, LLC, ICI Holding Company, Owen Equipment Holdings Corp., Prospect Pools Group, LLC, Prospect Water Co. LLC, and Summit Companies. He is also a Director of Navix Holdings Corp.

Lou formerly served as Chairman of CoAMS Holdings, Inc., Delta Industrial Services, LLC, Education Corporation of America, GameMark Products, Inc., Kronos Foods, Inc., Studio Equipment Services, LLC, and Weaver Holding Company. He also was a Director of Linkage Holdings Corp., Utility Service Partners and V4 Group, Inc.

Lou's outside board positions include a chairmanship of JBC Holding Co., a personally-owned holding company with several operating divisions.

Lou earned a B.S. from the University of Illinois and an M.B.A from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.

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