Investment Analyst Prior to joining Allstate Private Equity, Mr. Posner spent eleven years as a principal investor in middle market private equity. Most recently, he was a Principal at Heritage Partners, the leading firm investing in family owned businesses, with $1.4 billion of capital under management. Previously, he was a Partner at Ridge Capital leading acquisitions in the lower middle market. Ross started his career at JP Morgan, in New York and London. Mr. Posner has an MBA from Northwestern University’s JL Kellogg School of Management and a BS from Syracuse University.