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Andrew Galante  |  Principal and Founder
Andrew Galante

Andrew Galante founded Sunlake Capital to invest in private companies and partner with their management teams.


Mr. Galante's background includes private equity investment and service on Boards of Directors in multiple industries. ​Prior to founding Sunlake, Mr. Galante was an investment professional with Boyne Capital Partners and Glencoe Capital. At these firms Mr. Galante specialized in executing and managing lead-sponsor private equity investments, as well as enhancing the operations of acquired businesses.

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

Corporate Governance:


Patrol Protect Secure

Platform investment in the contract security industry.


JBM Patrol & Protection

Midwest security personnel and patrol company.


American Heritage Protective Services

Provider of off-duty law enforcement and private security officers.


Internal Security Associates

Security services provider to state government and commercial clientele.


SSA Security Group

Los Angeles based provider of private security.


Genric, Inc.

Multi-region provider of security personnel and systems for Fortune 500 and medium size commercial clientele.

Advisory Board

Belfry Software

Software company focused on operations and management software for the security personnel sector.

Brett Morris
Brett Morris  |  Principal

Brett Morris joined Sunlake Capital in January 2024 to lead private equity investments and support portfolio companies in partnership with their management teams.


Mr. Morris’ background includes over 15 years of investing and M&A advisory.  Prior to Sunlake, Mr. Morris was an investment professional at The Cline Group, a family office with an energy infrastructure investment strategy.  Mr. Morris previously worked at ClearSky, a growth stage private equity firm focused on cybersecurity and enterprise services companies. Early in his career, Mr. Morris executed M&A transactions for middle market companies at Harris Williams.


Mr. Morris received his BA from Rhodes College and MBA from Indiana University, Kelley School of Business.

Corporate Governance:

Board Observer

Resilient Systems

Cyber security incident response platform acquired by IBM

Board Observer


Energy infrastructure services provider acquired by Southwire

Board Observer


Cyber security analytics platform acquired by Forcepoint

Board Observer


Vendor risk management and risk assessment exchange acquired by ProcessUnity, a portfolio company of Marlin Equity Partners

Board Observer


Cyber security instrumentation platform acquired by FireEye (Mandiant)

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