Jeff Belford

Jeff Belford

Senior Managing Director, TriWest Capital Partners

Jeff joined TriWest Capital Partners at the inception of Fund II in 2003 from Swiss Water Decaffeinated Coffee Company Inc., a former TriWest portfolio company.  Jeff brings financial, structuring, deal execution, and operations experience to the TriWest team.

Jeff gained significant financial and operating experience before joining TriWest.  He was CFO of Swiss Water from 2000 to 2003 and participated in the remarkable success of the company during his tenure.  Swiss Water was subsequently listed on the TSX as an Income Trust.  From 1996 to 2000, Jeff was Director of Finance and Operations for Descente North America, an international sportswear company.  Prior to joining Descente, Jeff held a number of financial roles within Kraft Foods.

Jeff holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Toronto and is a member of the Canadian Institute of Chartered Professional Accountants.