Mark Eidemueller

Managing Principal and Founder | meidemueller@wasenacapital.com

Mark Eidemueller has over 20 years of private equity investing and advisory experience. He has successfully partnered with entrepreneurs and management teams, helping them assess competitive positioning, develop and implement growth strategies, and address weaknesses to drive performance. Mr. Eidemueller currently serves on the Board of Directors of Silent Falcon UAS Technologies, ByoPlanet International, Hands-On Learning, and Science First LLC.

Prior to founding Wasena Capital Management, Mr. Eidemueller was a partner at Brockway Moran & Partners, a growth oriented private equity firm with $1.3 billion under management, where he served on various boards including Gold’s Gym, Celeste Industries and Pennant Foods. 

Prior to Brockway Moran, Mr. Eidemueller worked three years at PwC Securities, the middle-market investment-banking arm of PricewaterhouseCoopers.  Before graduate school, Mr. Eidemueller started his career at PaineWebber, Inc. in their equity research department.  

Mr Eidemueller is married with two daughters and two sons.  In his spare time, he enjoys watching his children's sporting events, mountain biking and paddleboarding.

Education

Yale University, BA in Economics

Carnegie Mellon’s Tepper School of Business, MBA 

University of Pittsburgh School of Law, JD

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Blake Miller

Senior Associate | bmiller@wasenacapital.com

Blake Miller has over two years of private equity investing and advisory experience.  Mr. Miller has significant experience in the leveraged buyout and merger and acquisition process, structure, and execution. Prior to joining Wasena Capital Management, Mr. Miller was an investment banking analyst at BB&T Capital Markets, focusing on mergers, acquisitions, and equity capital raise transactions.  Prior to joining the investment banking group, Mr. Miller completed BB&T’s Leadership Development Program.

Education

Florida State University, BS in Finance and Real Estate, summa cum laude

Liz Ruch

Director of Business Development | lruch@wasenacapital.com

Liz Ruch brings a wealth of expertise to Wasena Capital Management with 35 years of experience in the finance industry, including all aspects of business development. She started her career after college with Mack Financial Corporation, the subsidiary of Mack Trucks, Inc. She was responsible for structuring financial transactions in the millions of dollars for fleet customers and dealers, and all aspects of business development for new and existing clientele covering a 7 state area. As an entrepreneur, Ms. Ruch founded a manufacturing company, and turned it into a very successful business with a client base of distributors and retailers worldwide. She and her company were featured on the front page of the Life Section in USA Today. Subsequently, she became a top business development leader with McGladrey Capital Markets, and has extensive knowledge of the M&A process, including an in-depth understanding of the constantly changing global capital markets environment. 

Education

Wittenberg University, BA in Business Administration