Theodore J. Bender, III
Mr. Bender co-founded Croft & Bender in 1996. Prior to that, Mr. Bender was a Managing Director of the Corporate Finance Department at The Robinson-Humphrey Company, Inc. and was a member of its Board of Directors. Mr. Bender has been involved in virtually all types of transactions with companies in many industries, including general manufacturing, healthcare, technology, restaurants, insurance, banking, and business services. Mr. Bender has served and continues to serve on the Boards of several corporations.
In 2000, Mr. Bender co-founded C&B Capital I and in 2007, C&B Capital II. Both are growth equity funds affiliated with Croft & Bender and performing in the top quartile of their peer group.
Mr. Bender received a B.S. from the University of Alabama and currently serves on the University's Entrepreneurship Institute Advisory Board.