Carter Balfour

Board Member

Carter Balfour is a Partner at Norwest Mezzanine Partners (NMP), where he manages all aspects of its fund activities, along with deal origination, transaction execution and overall portfolio management. NMP is a leading investment firm that focuses on providing junior capital investments to growing and profitable companies and operates as an affiliated investment vehicle with Norwest Equity Partners.

Prior to joining NMP in 2003, Carter previously worked as a Vice President in the Mezzanine Capital division of Wells Fargo & Company, where he was active in deal origination, structuring and portfolio management. Prior to that, he was in Wells Fargo’s Leveraged Finance division. Carter’s background has focused on middle-market leveraged buyout transactions, where he has participated in originating senior and subordinated debt transactions ranging from $2 to $200 million.

Carter is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Madison and received his MBA from the Kellstadt Graduate School of Business at DePaul University.