Robert Mencke is an Associate at Bluestone Equity Partners. Prior to Bluestone, Mencke was as an Associate at Tailwind Capital in the Technology and Business Services group where he helped identify, evaluate, and execute potential private equity investments while supporting existing portfolio companies with sale processes, add-on acquisitions, and general corporate matters. Prior to Tailwind, Mencke was an investment banking analyst at UBS in the Technology, Media, and Telecom group. While at UBS, he helped advise clients on mergers and acquisitions, leverage buyouts, debt financings, and equity offerings. He worked with clients to perform in-depth financial and strategic analyses to evaluate strategic alternatives. Originally from Dallas, Mencke attended Harvard University where he earned a B.A. in Government with a secondary in Economics. Mencke was a four-year member of the Harvard Men’s Varsity Lacrosse team.