Matt Littell is the Managing Partner of Spec Limit Capital Partners, a private equity backed search fund focused on finding, acquiring and running niche manufacturing, distribution, and technical service businesses. Matt acquired Progressive Bronze Products, a Chicago-based business that manufactures and restores show-piece quality metal products for the religious, construction, and funeral industries. He ran the company as CEO for seven years and then hired a President to run day-to-day operations. Matt remains chairman of the board and recently sourced and completed the add-on acquisition of Chicago Copper & Iron, a high-end custom metal fabricator.
While attending Kellogg, Matt interned at Benford Capital Partners, a Chicago-based lower middle market private equity fund. Prior to Kellogg, Matt held several leadership roles at GE Energy and GE Oil & Gas. His GE experience includes P&L ownership, Lean Six Sigma, and the Operations Management Leadership Program.
Matt holds an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University, a Masters in Engineering Management from Northwestern University, and a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Florida.