Ben Fash is responsible for all Financial, Accounting, Corporate Development, Business Development, Legal, Information Technology, and Administrative aspects of Dumas.
Mr. Fash is an experienced financial leader with a unique combination of financial operating experience in addition to M&A execution, capital raising, company-building and strategic decision-making. Ben has more than 16 years of strategic financial leadership, most recently in the water treatment equipment & services industry serving a wide range of industrial companies including mining and oil & gas, prior to which he spent a number of years in private equity and investment banking.
Previously, Mr. Fash was EVP & CFO of Newterra, a global leader in providing modular water and wastewater treatment equipment and services. Partnering with their Private Equity owners, Ben was part of the executive team that led Newterra to double the size of the business, all while increasing profitability and improving cash flow management in all segments of the business, which ultimately led to a successful exit in 2020.
Prior to joining Newterra in 2012, Mr. Fash worked at Birch Hill Equity Partners, Canada’s pre-eminent mid-market private equity firm where he was part of several platform acquisitions and helped support several existing portfolio companies operating across multiple industries. Further, Mr. Fash started his career in Investment Banking spending several years at both Credit Suisse and RBC Capital Markets.
Mr. Fash graduated with a degree in Economics and Law from Williams College in Massachusetts.