Marques is a founding partner of 5th Century Partners (“5CP”). He has spent time in private equity, as well as building and scaling a lower middle market business as an operator.
Prior to founding 5CP, Marques was the CEO of Ametros, a middle market, private equity backed healthcare and insurance services company. While at Ametros, Marques led the company’s overall strategic direction and grew the company’s enterprise value by more than 15x during his tenure. Prior to Ametros, Marques was an investment professional at Clarion Capital Partners—a middle market private equity firm—where he focused on consumer and business services. Earlier in his career, Marques was an investment banker at Lazard Freres where he focused on mergers and acquisitions across a variety of industries.
Marques is currently the Chairman of Ametros and a Trustee of Merrimack College (Massachusetts) and University School (Ohio).
Marques received an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School and a B.S. in Economics from Columbia University. Marques currently resides in Chicago with his wife, Alli, and twin daughters.