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Kate Wallman

Managing Director

Kate joined Encore Consumer Capital in 2016. Kate is a Director of Chalet Desserts, Full Sail, Lion Beverage, and Love Wellness. She was a Director of Banneton Bakery, California Splendor, Kyla, Murry’s, ThunderWorks, and Van Law. Kate is responsible for deal origination and execution as well as portfolio company oversight.

Prior to joining Encore, she worked at Lineage Capital where she focused on investing in owner-managed businesses in the lower middle market. Kate received a BA in Economics from Boston College and an MBA from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

Kate lives in Marin with her husband and two young children. In her free time, she enjoys cooking, running, hiking, and exploring Northern California.


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