Mountaingate Capital Promotes Trent Sisson to Managing Director

May 2022


DENVER, Colo., May 6, 2022 – Mountaingate Capital announced the promotion of Trent Sisson to Managing Director and Partner. He will join the founding Partners working together to continue the firm’s mission of investing behind founder, owner-entrepreneurs to rapidly scale companies.

“We are thrilled to make this announcement. We first began working with Trent over 12 years ago and since rejoining our team in 2017, Trent has made a tremendous impact at our firm as well as across numerous portfolio company investments. Trent brings practical operating experience and market insights coupled with strong investment acumen that is invaluable. More importantly, he is committed to supporting our portfolio company management teams and is an enthusiastic leader within the firm.” commented Bennett Thompson, Co-Founder and Managing Director.

Mr. Sisson first worked with the Mountaingate founding team at their predecessor firm, KRG Capital Partners, before completing his M.B.A. at Columbia Business School and subsequently spending time in operational roles at PepsiCo and Sprinklr. He joined Mountaingate in 2017 in conjunction with the final close of Mountaingate Fund I.

About Mountaingate Capital

Mountaingate Capital, a Denver-based private equity firm investing in the marketing services, business services, specialty distribution and specialty manufacturing sectors. Mountaingate specializes in building and empowering companies with strong growth potential and engaged leadership teams.  Mountaingate’s focus on organic growth coupled with its proven 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 targets investments in new platform companies with $5 million to $25 million of EBITDA, as well as add-on acquisitions of any size. For more information on Mountaingate, please visit


Bennett Thompson, Managing Director