Mr. Jon C. Bruss is the Founder, CEO and Managing Principal of Fortress Partners Capital Management, Ltd. He is one of the most respected investors and strategic advisors in community banking. Jon invests in publicly-traded micro and small cap banks and thrifts across the country. He has nearly 50 years of experience in commercial banking, finance, and investment banking. He organized and managed Town Bankshares and Town Bank, which were sold in 2004 to Wintrust Financial Corp. In 1992 he formed Fortress Bancshares, which acquired three banks and was, in turn, acquired by a publicly-traded bank holding company, Merchants & Manufacturers. It was acquired by BMO Harris. Jon worked as an investment banker with Blunt Ellis & Loewi and as President and CEO of AgriStor Credit Corporation, a wholly-owned subsidiary of A.O. Smith Corporation, a Fortune 1000 company where he later served as Vice President of Corporate Finance.
Mr. Jon C. Bruss
Mr. John C. Bruss is founder, CEO and Managing Principal of Fortress Partners Capital Management, Ltd.