Mr. Endres is a Senior Advisor to Stonehenge Partners LLC, a private equity firm that he co-founded in 1999. Stonehenge Partners is a manager of the Stonehenge Opportunity Funds which invests in middle market companies throughout the Midwest. Prior to joining Stonehenge, Mr. Endres was chairman of Banc One Capital Partners where he directed the merchant banking activities of the firm and originated direct investments, primarily private equity and mezzanine, for middle market corporate clients. In his role as a private equity professional, Mr. Endres developed a number of governance structures and compensation plans to align management with shareholder interests for portfolio companies held by his firm. Mr. Endres also served as vice Chairman of Banc One Capital Holdings the holding company for the broker dealer and private investment arm of Banc One Corporation.
Mr. Endres has more than 40 years of experience as an investment professional. Prior to his tenure at Banc One, he served as a principal with Meuse, Rinker, Chapman, Endres and Brooks engaging in investment and merchant banking; and was a senior vice president and director for Rotan Mosle Inc. He began his investment banking career in 1971 at The Ohio Company. Mr. Endres served in a governance capacity for a variety of companies during his career which helped in capturing experience in mergers and acquisitions. He served as chair of audit, compensation, and executive committees for various public companies as well. Having spent a considerable portion of his career with financial institutions, he has a keen awareness of matters relating to capital and capital adequacy for financial institutions. Recent public company board service includes Tim Hortons, Inc., from 2006 to 2014. He currently serves on the board of Worthington Industries, Inc. His experience extends to several large non-profit boards where he served as either chair of the board or chair of the finance committee. He has served in a governance capacity for more than 20 private companies during his career.
Committees: Executive Committee, Huntington Investment Company Oversight Committee, Technology Committee