Investor Brent Beshore is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of adventur.es, a Midwestern-based private equity firm. His firm takes a long-term approach to lower middle market private equity, investing "permanent equity" in small to midsize, privately held companies throughout North America. Prior to founding the firm, Mr. Beshore was an entrepreneur and operator in service, production, and marketing-oriented ventures. He is an Outside Director of Tandy Leather Factory, Inc. and serves on the Shepard Poverty Program board of directors at his alma mater, Washington and Lee University. He received his BA in Politics, with an emphasis in Poverty Studies, from Washington and Lee University and attended the J.D./M.B.A. program at the University of Missouri. Mr. Beshore lives in Columbia, Missouri, with his wife and daughters.