Tim and Jane Bennett, Operating Partners

The operating partners of Bennett Capital Partners, Tim and Jane Bennett, the previous owners of The Maiman Company, bring over 40 years of combined experiences in leading successful enterprises throughout the financial and manufacturing industries. From 1984 to 1990 Mr. and Mrs. Bennett owned Income Development Corporation. Tim Bennett was one of the first Certified Financial Planners in the city of Springfield Missouri and was a licensed securities principal representing Integrated Resources out of New York where he provided financial planning for individuals selling securities to individuals and small pension funds, including limited partnerships in real estate, leasing, and leveraged buyouts. During these six years, Mr. Bennett was repeatedly one of the top ten producers in the country for limited partnership sales, money management sales, and variable annuity sales.

During this period, Mr. Bennett was also appointed by the Governor of Missouri to serve on the Missouri Corporation of Science and Technology, where he was responsible for establishing, funding, and overseeing innovation centers throughout the state of Missouri.

Since 2005, Jane Bennett has served on the Drury University Breech School of Business Board of Advisors. In addition, Mrs. Bennett served three years on the Springfield Area Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors and six years on the Partnership Industrial Center Board.

In 1990, Mr. and Mrs. Bennett purchased The Maiman Company, a manufacturer of wood stile and rail and flush doors. Over the last 19 years, the Bennetts created one of the most respected and well-known wood door manufacturing companies in the United States. Through innovative financing including tax free industrial revenue bonds, the Bennetts completed two greenfield plant constructions, designing and building the most technologically advanced facility in the western hemisphere for the just-in-time manufacturing of wood door products and were subsequently named “Innovator of the Year” for this facility by the National Woodworking Machining Industry Association. The Maiman Company was also recognized by the Southern Governors’ Conference as one of two outstanding small businesses in a 13 state region. Additionally, Mr. and Mrs. Bennett were awarded “Manufacturer of the Year” by the Springfield Chamber of Commerce. The Maiman Company’s products can be found in a number of nationally recognized buildings including the Old Executive Office Building in Washington D.C., the War Memorial Opera House in San Francisco, the Widener Memorial Library at Harvard, the University of Virginia, the Boston Public Library, and the Texas State Capital.

In February of 2009, the Bennetts sold The Maiman Company to a $4.8 billion revenue publicly traded global leader in door opening solutions.