Managing Partner / Co -Founder
Allan Weinstein is the Firm’s Managing Partner. Prior to co-founding Gainline in 2015, he was a Managing Partner of CAI Private Equity, which he joined in 2012. While at CAI, Allan served on the firm’s Investment Committee and was a partner in CAI’s management company. Before joining CAI, Allan was a Managing Director at Lincolnshire Management, Inc. There, he served for nearly 18 years and had significant responsibility for successful investments in numerous sectors, including business services, specialty manufacturing, financial technology, transportation, logistics and reverse logistics, direct marketing and consumer products. Among other responsibilities at Lincolnshire, Allan served as interim Chief Financial Officer of a portfolio company and led a transaction that in 2007 won Private Equity Deal of the Year from the Los Angeles Venture Association. He began his career with Fleet Bank, where he completed a management and credit training program.
Allan has served as a director or officer of numerous companies, including Allison Marine, Prince Sports, Bankruptcy Management Solutions and Shred-Tech Corporation. He currently serves on the Board of Directors of CSAT Solutions Holdings LLC (a CAI portfolio company).
Allan received an A.B. in History and Economics from Vassar College.