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Carl M. Stanton Managing Partner

Carl Stanton joined Wellspring in 1998 and became a partner in 2001. Carl has led or co-sponsored a number of acquisitions for Wellspring in the industrial and consumer spaces, including Paragon Trade Brands, Tube City IMS Corporation, Residential Services Group, Checkers Drive-in Restaurants, Prolamina Corporation and Resco Products. Carl has also led much of the firm’s distressed investing efforts, including its credit investment vehicle, Spring Capital.

Carl serves on a number of company boards of directors and is active with the University of Alabama, where he serves on the Commerce & Business Administration Board of Visitors, and other non-profit organizations in New York City.

Carl graduated from the University of Alabama with a Bachelor of Science degree and he holds an MBA from Harvard Business School. Carl currently lives in New York City with his wife and two children.