Benjamin Levy is Vice President of Echo Capital Group, a Los Angeles-based venture capital firm focused on disruptive consumer packaged goods startups. ECHO combines decades of operational expertise with the dynamic insights of a young team, providing growth capital and strategic collaboration to elevate innovative companies to a new level. At Echo, Ben directs investments for the firm, and provides strategic guidance to portfolio companies through Board service.
Ben also serves as Private Equity Manager for the international investment firm, Consolidated Investment Group (CIG), where he leads diligence and growth strategy for acquisitions in the food and beverage industry. CIG, the family office of David Merage the co-founder of Hot Pockets®, focuses on investing in real estate, capital markets, direct private equity, and philanthropic activities. Echo Capital Group and CIG combine their expertise and resources to collaborate on exciting transactions in the food and beverage space and beyond.