Theodore Bender


Managing director




Theodore J. Bender co-founded Croft & Bender, Clairfield’s partner in Atlanta, in 1996. Prior to that, he was a managing director of the corporate finance department at The Robinson-Humphrey Company, Inc. and was a member of its board of directors. Theodore has been involved in virtually all types of transactions with companies in many industries, including general manufacturing, healthcare, technology, restaurants, insurance, banking, and business services. He has served and continues to serve on the boards of several corporations.

In 2000, Theodore co-founded C&B Capital I and in 2007, C&B Capital II. Both are growth equity funds affiliated with Croft & Bender and performing in the top quartile of their peer group.

He received a B.S. from the University of Alabama and currently serves on the University’s Entrepreneurship Institute advisory board.