Mr. Schaffer is a founding partner of Monument Capital Partners which was established in Indianapolis in 1997 and is currently Managing Director and CEO. Mr. Schaffer has been active in all operating activities of the firm including the management of two independent private equity funds. Mr. Schaffer’s primary role at Monument has been the overall execution and management of acquisitions along with the oversight of ongoing operations of its companies. Mr. Schaffer’s operating experiences have been formed primarily as a result of active management of companies in lower middle market manufacturing and industrial service firms including: precision machining, polyurethane fabrication and industrial service related companies for air separation and food grade manufacturing. Since its founding, Monument and Mr. Schaffer have been actively involved in the acquisition, management and oversight of nineteen manufacturing, distribution and industrial service firms. Mr. Schaffer’s role with these organizations has included strategic and operational oversight, corporate finance activities and all banking and mezzanine capital raising and lending activities.