Accuride supplies steel and aluminum wheels and wheel-end components for commercial vehicle OEM, fleet and aftermarket customers.
Kirk Benson is a vice president at Crestview, focusing on investments across a variety of industries. He is an avid golfer and an aspiring yogi.
Kirk Benson joined Crestview in 2013 as an analyst and rejoined in 2019 after receiving an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School. Kirk evaluates prospective investments and monitors portfolio companies in a variety of industries. Kirk currently serves on the boards of Accuride Corporation, Elo Touch Solutions and JMP Solutions. Before business school, Kirk worked at JR Automation, a former Crestview portfolio company, in Holland, MI, serving as Finance Manager of a business unit as well as supporting the CEO and CFO on corporate projects. Kirk holds an A.B., cum laude, in Applied Mathematics and Economics from Harvard College.
Camping World Holdings is a leading operator in the RV industry. Camping World is a multi-store dealership and retailer of RVs and outdoor accessories. It also provides financing, insurance, extended warranties, roadside assistance and clubs to RV owners.
Elo is a global provider and manufacturer of high quality and commercially durable touch screen systems and components for enterprise customers. Elo has over 45 years of history since its founding and was the original inventor of the touchscreen.
JMP is an end-to-end automation systems integrator offering solutions to diverse industrial and consumer end markets. It designs, engineers and integrates hardware and software to automate its customers’ manufacturing, production and distribution facilities.
Venerable Holdings is a leading consolidator of closed variable annuity blocks and operates the legacy variable annuity business of Voya Financial, Inc.