Meet the Team

Our Partners bring a breadth of expertise across multiple disciplines and industries, and a passion for empowering entrepreneurs.

Jason Ehrlich

Managing Partner

Jason Ehrlich is a seasoned alternative asset investor and the Managing Partner of Fruition Capital. He has extensive experience over the last eight years deploying capital via both individual asset vehicles and funds, and has a relentless focus on risk management and capital preservation.

Jason employs his expertise in underwriting, due diligence, transaction execution, operations management, and asset management in support of Fruition Capital’s investment funds and is well-networked in the acquisition entrepreneur community.

Jason has over 15 years of professional experience including over five years as an entrepreneur and four as a management consultant where he was involved in nearly every aspect of strategy and business operations across a broad range of industries. He holds an MBA from Emory University’s Goizueta Business School and lives in Atlanta with his wife and two sons.

Kevin Bibelhausen


Kevin Bibelhausen is an investor and business owner who frequently consults on digital strategy and operations. He is a sought after conference speaker, a frequent podcast guest, and an author. Kevin is passionate about professionalizing the “wild west” that was once SMB acquisitions. A former “searcher” himself, he has helped dozens of entrepreneurs find, finance and acquire small businesses. Kevin received his MBA from the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University.

Mario Montag


Mario is a seasoned entrepreneur who had a successful exit to a Fortune 50 company in 2018 and who remains passionate about supporting other entrepreneurs along their journey. He is an active investor in the self-funded search space and is also a certified System & Soul / EOS coach. His prior professional experience includes consulting for McKinsey and PwC, and he holds an Industrial Engineering degree from the University of Florida and an MBA from GSU.

Michael Bonanni


Michael brings a robust blend of strategic insight and hands-on expertise. His career launched in investment banking, where he played a pivotal role in executing transactions valued at over $1B. Michael has also led a small business, steering it through significant growth phases and culminating in a prosperous exit. A former standout Division I lacrosse player, Michael holds an MBA from the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business.

David Benedict


David Benedict is an experienced SMB and venture investor. He has a background in consulting and strategy, is trained as a Certified Financial Planner, and is a graduate of Carlson School of Management at the University of Minnesota. David is closely involved in deal sourcing, screening, and due diligence activities in support of Fruition Capital’s funds.

Christian Catron


Christian Catron is the CEO and Managing Partner of Redeem Investments, a private investment fund manager and commercial real estate syndicator. He is a graduate of West Point, a veteran of the Army, holds an MBA from the McCombs School of Business at UT, and has been investing in alternative assets since 1999. Christian leverages his deep experience in the creation and administration of private investment funds in his role as advisor to our firm.