Todd Belfer is Managing Partner of Canal Partners. In this role Mr. Belfer is responsible for all aspects of the company including identification of potential acquisition targets, due diligence, financial analysis and final investment decision making.
Mr. Belfer has a long history of entrepreneurship and has been involved with a wide range of businesses throughout his career. In 1990 he Co-Founded Employee Solutions, Inc., a professional employer organization which he helped take public in 1993. He also Co-Founded a leading sports nutrition company, M.D. Labs, in 1993 and after realizing triple-digit growth sold his interest to a private equity firm in 2002. He was a founder of the successful Japanese restaurant chain RA, which has grown to more than 30 locations throughout the United States and was sold to Benihana in 2002. In 2002 Mr. Belfer founded NETtime Solutions, LLC – a Software as a Service (SaaS) company dedicated to delivering on-demand time and attendance service, which was sold to Paychex in 2014. Additionally, Mr. Belfer serves on the Board of Directors for Omedix, Deal Current Network, Limos.com, ClickDimensions, and Sauce Pizza & Wine.
Mr. Belfer has been a dedicated volunteer with Big Brothers and Big Sisters for over 10 years. Nationally, he is recognized for his work with The American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) and received the prestigious Regional Wings of Memory Society “Excellence in Leadership Award” presented by the United States Holocaust Museum in April 2006 for his ongoing support and dedication to the Holocaust Museum and its efforts. He is also a Board Member of Crossroads, a recovery center for men & women.
Mr. Belfer has a Bachelor’s Degree in Finance and a Real Estate Degree from the University of Arizona.