Andrew Galante  |  Principal and Founder

Andrew Galante founded Sunlake Capital to invest in lower-middle market companies and partner with their management teams. Since 2009, Mr. Galante has specialized in direct, lead-sponsor, private equity investing. He is currently the lead Director of Panrimo LLC, an education services company; Chairman of Patrol Protect Secure, Inc., a platform investment in the contract security industry; Chairman of JBM Patrol and Protection, Corp., a Midwest security company; and a Director of American Heritage Protective Services, a provider of off-duty law enforcement and private security.

​Prior to Sunlake, Mr. Galante was an investment professional with Boyne Capital Partners in Miami and with Glencoe Capital in Detroit and Chicago. At these firms Mr. Galante had multi-faceted responsibilities for sourcing, evaluating and managing private equity investments and helping enhance the operations of closely-held businesses. ​Earlier in his career, Mr. Galante worked in investment banking at W.Y. Campbell & Co., and in investment management at UBS.

​Mr. Galante earned his BBA from Loyola University of Chicago and his MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.