Martin Gilmore


Founder Partner


Prior to joining Five Points Capital in 1998, Martin was a Partner of Ernst & Young, LLP’s Corporate Finance group with responsibility for advising middle-market companies in capital raising, mergers and acquisitions, and general corporate strategy. Prior to Ernst & Young, Martin was a Vice President of Green Capital Investors, a leveraged buyout fund, with responsibility for sourcing, negotiating, and managing control oriented middle-market leveraged buyout investments. Prior to Green Capital, Martin worked for Wells Fargo & Co. (NYSE:WFC) specializing in leveraged buyout, recapitalization, and leveraged acquisition finance.

Outside of work, Martin is active in fundraising for the Piedmont Triad Chapter of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. He is also an eight-time Ironman finisher, including two successful finishes at the Ironman World Championships in Kona, Hawaii. Martin also enjoys traveling with his wife and two grown children.

Martin received a BA in Finance from the University of South Carolina.

Portfolio Company Involvement

Blake and Pendleton, Flagship Specialty Partners, JF Petroleum Group, SEAM Group, TransGo, The Winebow Group