As Vice President of Geneva Street Partners, Tillis is responsible for investor relationships, capital raising, site acquisition analysis and financial modeling.
Prior to joining Geneva, Ben had five years of financial analyst experience in Investment and Merchant Banking. At The Spartan Group, a boutique middle market investment bank in Pasadena, California that specializes in mergers and acquisitions, Ben evaluated companies in multiple industries to help broker deals between private equity groups and/or strategic buyers with small, family-owned businesses. Following that role, he worked as a Senior Analyst at Disruptive Technology Advisers, where he conducted market and industry research and created and maintained relationships with investors.
Ben received his Bachelors of Arts in Finance and a Minor in Accounting from the University of Texas, Austin. He is passionate about e-commerce and Amazon, and he currently operates his own Amazon brands along with working as a Brand Manager for other Amazon stores. Ben grew up in Denver, Colorado, and is happy to call the Los Angeles neighborhood of Silver Lake his home of nearly five years. Ben is part of the Human Fountains comedy trio that has performed on America’s Got Talent, and television shows in Germany, Japan, Italy, and Romania and in live venues across the United States.