Mountaingate Announces Promotion and New Hires

September 2023


DENVER, Colo., September 2023 – Mountaingate Capital (“Mountaingate”), a Denver-based private equity firm investing behind founder, owner-entrepreneurs to rapidly scale companies in the marketing services, business services, specialty distribution and specialty manufacturing sectors, is pleased to announce the promotion of Corbin Barnds to Vice President and Ian Woon has rejoined the firm as a Vice President.  Additionally, Max Vincent has joined the firm as an Associate.

“We are dedicated to developing and attracting the best talent in the industry.  Corbin and Ian have made great contributions to Mountaingate supporting value creation across the portfolio.  They represent the next generation of leaders that we are developing at Mountaingate,” commented Bennett Thompson, Co-Founder and Managing Director.

Corbin Barnds joined Mountaingate in 2018 as an Associate and has partnered with management teams across a number of successful Mountaingate investments. He began his career as an investment banking analyst in the Consumer & Retail Group at Bank of America Merrill Lynch.

Prior to rejoining Mountaingate, Ian Woon was with Partners Group, a Swiss-based global private equity firm. Prior to Partners Group, Ian was the VP of Finance for Bounteous, a digital transformation consultancy and highly successful Mountaingate portfolio company. Ian was previously an Associate at Mountaingate and has a long history working closely with the investment team.

Max Vincent joins Mountaingate as an Associate. Max started his career as an investment banking analyst in the Medical Technology Healthcare group at Piper Sandler where he completed several M&A transactions.

About Mountaingate Capital

Mountaingate Capital is a Colorado-based, growth-focused private equity investment firm that partners with founders and entrepreneurial companies to accelerate growth and build industry leaders. Mountaingate’s focus on organic growth coupled with its customer-centric buy-and-build approach and shared equity ownership with management creates more value for the end customer while forging stronger, more collaborative, and more successful partnerships with management teams. Mountaingate invests in the marketing services, business services, specialty distribution, and specialty manufacturing sectors. For more information on Mountaingate, please visit