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Hugh Kinsman


Advisory Director
First New England Capital, L.P. (Hartford, CT)


Hugh Kinsman joined FNEC in 2010 as an Advisory Director. Hugh has over 17 years of private equity, corporate finance, commercial lending and public accounting experience focused primarily on lower middle market companies. Prior to joining FNEC, Hugh worked for Full Circle Capital, a senior and mezzanine debt fund focused on the information technology, media and telecommunications industries, from 2007 until 2010. Prior to Full Circle Capital, he served as a General Partner at WallerSutton, a private equity fund targeting the media and telecommunications sectors, from 2000 until 2007, a Senior Associate in Structured Finance Group at GE Capital from 1998 to 2000, a Senior Credit Analyst with Fleet Bank and Summit Bank and as an auditor for a regional CPA firm. Hugh is also a Certified Public Accountant.


Hugh holds an M.B.A. from Johnson and a B.A. from Penn State University.