Alex Washington
Managing Director

Alex joined Wind Point in 2002. He currently serves on the boards of Ascensus Specialties, Hasa and Quantix. Previously, he served on the boards of Argotec, Arr-Maz Custom Chemicals, Critica Infrastructure, Dicom Transportation Group, Gehl Food & Beverage, Evans Food Group, Novolex and Paragon Films.

Prior to Wind Point, Alex worked as a professional with J.H. Whitney, Donaldson Lufkin & Jenrette, and McKinsey & Company. He received a Bachelor of Arts in finance from Morehouse College (summa cum laude) and a Master of Business Administration from Harvard Business School. He was a Class VI recipient of the Ewing Marion Kauffman Fellowship in venture capital.

Alex serves as a director of Wintrust Financial Corp. (NASDAQ: WTFC), board member of the Chicago Council on Global Affairs, life trustee (and past board chairman) of the Chicago Foundation for Education, and member of the Chicago Club.

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Ascensus Specialties

Industrial products
Acquired: January 2015
CEO: Paul Burlingame

Manufacturer of specialty chemicals

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Gehl Food & Beverage

Consumer Products
Acquired: Mach 2015
CEO: Craig Lemieux

Manufacturer of dairy-based, shelf stable food and beverage products

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Industrial products
Acquired: January 2023
CEO: Chris Brink

Provider of water treatment products serving the recreational pool and industrial/municipal markets

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