Erik Boender is Chief Operating Officer of Hunt Scanlon Ventures. Reporting directly to the firm’s co-CEOs and its Managing Director, Erik is a key member of the firm’s senior management team overseeing critical functions relating to the organization’s ongoing operations and procedures.
In addition to assisting management with long-term, strategic direction, Erik supports the firm’s M&A deal team in a variety of execution and deal-related responsibilities. These include sourcing and target screening M&A deals; leading business development efforts; assisting in the creation of pitch decks to potential clients; preparing engagement letters, NDAs, confidential information memorandums, and process letters; supervising industry reports and investor deck presentations; and managing write-ups for transactions ranging from $3m to $300m in revenue.
His responsibilities cover M&A activity in the lower to middle markets, including a focus on deals with EBITDA between $1m to $60m+ across the human capital markets.
Erik serves in a similar operations role for Hunt Scanlon Media, where he plays an integral part in the day-to-day operations of the business. In this capacity, he reports directly to the firm’s founding partners and oversees the organization’s accounting and finance functions, as well as its expanding market intelligence, research, sales, marketing, industry conference, and social media teams. He has served Hunt Scanlon Media in this capacity since 2018.
Erik is a graduate of Iona College, where he earned a B.A. in Finance.