Michael H. Banu / Vice President
Michael Banu joined Castanea in 2014. Prior to Castanea, Michael was the Vice President of Strategic Planning at LittleMissMatched, a children’s specialty retailer and a portfolio company of Catterton Partners, a consumer-focused middle market private equity firm. Prior to LittleMissMatched, Michael was a Senior Associate at Catterton Partners where he evaluated and executed investments across multiple consumer and retail categories. Previously, Michael also worked in the Consumer & Retail investment banking group of J.P.Morgan.
Michael received his MBA from Harvard Business School, and a BS in Business Management, magna cum laude, from Babson College.