Cimbria Capital Announces Barry Mattson as Operating Partner



​​​​​​​​Cimbria Capital announced today the appointment of Barry Mattson as Operating Partner. Mr. Mattson joins Cimbria Capital with the purpose of strengthening the firm’s expertise in operational, strategic and tactical execution over the course of the investment cycle. He will direct specialized project activities for specific portfolio companies for the Cimbria Acceleration Program. He will also serve as a direct advisor to Cimbria Capital’s investment team and as a potential board member and executive officer for certain Cimbria portfolio companies.

Mr. Mattson brings to Cimbria Capital and its portfolio companies over fifteen years of executive and military officer experience in the areas of leadership, cross-cultural negotiations, operations and due-diligence. He is currently Executive Director of The Mission Continues, a nationwide non-profit that works to empower veterans by deploying them on new missions in their communities while building skills that help them reintegrate to life after the military.

“His track-record of creating strong and purpose-driven cultures is remarkable, and Cimbria will benefit immensely from his preparation and execution.”

Brian V. Iversen,
Co-Founder and Managing Director, Cimbria Capital

“Mr. Mattson’s authentic leadership will help us achieve significant results for our portfolio companies and investors,” said Brian V. Iversen, Co-Founder and Managing Director of Cimbria Capital.  “His track-record of creating strong and purpose-driven cultures is remarkable, and Cimbria will benefit immensely from his preparation and execution.”

A Major in the U.S. Army and Captain in the U.S. Air Force with two separate combat deployments, Mr. Mattson possesses extensive leadership practice in high-pressure and complex environments. Over the course of his deployments, he was selected as commander of an Army cavalry unit, and led capacity-building efforts and humanitarian relief with Special Forces teams, the U.S. Department of Agriculture, and USAID.  

“I am excited to join Cimbria Capital to create shared value for society, companies and investors,” said Barry Mattson. “Cimbria’s dedication to corporate statesmanship and direct action shows they do not wait behind ideas, but rather execute with an intelligent plan for success.”

“Mr. Mattson has proven his discipline numerous times while working in exceptionally demanding positions,” said Brian V. Iversen. “We are privileged to learn from his experience and look forward to applying his leadership abilities for financial and operational outcomes.”

About Cimbria Capital: 

Cimbria Capital is a private equity firm based in Illinois and Texas conducting early stage buyout and growth capital investments in the water technology and agribusiness sectors in North America and Europe. 

For more information on Cimbria Capital, please visit our website at www.cimbriacapital.com, or contact Noah Sabich, Principal, at ns@cimbriacapital.com.

Source: Cimbria Capital