Warren is a Partner and the Chief Operating Officer at Insight Equity. He leads the operational efforts at Insight Equity to enhance portfolio company performance. Warren works closely with company management teams and Insight Equity personnel in an effort to reduce costs, accelerate revenue growth and develop value maximizing long-term strategies across the portfolio.
Prior to joining Insight Equity, Warren was the President and CEO of Direct Fuels, a specialty refiner and fuel distribution company, and the first company purchased by Insight Equity. Prior to joining Direct Fuels, Warren served as the Chief Financial Officer of Electrolux LLC, a private equity owned direct seller of floor care equipment and GES Exposition Services, the largest subsidiary of Viad Corporation, a publicly traded exhibition and event services company.
In the nineties, Warren worked as a Senior Manager at Bain & Company. While at Bain, he worked on operational improvement cases in many different industries on three different continents.
Warren received his MBA from Harvard Business School and his Bachelor of Commerce degree from Queen’s University where he was the class valedictorian. He is also a licensed Chartered Accountant.
Warren currently serves as the Chairman of the Board of Strauss Brands. Warren also serves as a Director on the Boards of Meadow Valley Resources, VPG Group Holdings, Plasman Group, MB Precision Investment Holdings, Dustex Holdings, Panolam, Riverbend Foods, VirTex Investment Holdings, Eddy Packing, and CSAT Solutions.