Eric Berke joined TorQuest in 2002 and is now a Managing Partner of the firm. Prior to joining TorQuest, Mr. Berke led the turn around and sale of Gustin Kramer, a manufacturer of paper and non-woven consumer products, where he served as the company's President and CEO and controlling shareholder from 1994 to 2002. Mr. Berke also serves as a director for Associated Brands, Global Traffic Technologies, Herbal Magic (Chairman), Firstonsite Restoration (Chairman), Pinova Holdings, Inc., 4Refuel, and the Toronto Board of Trade. Formerly he served as a director of the Canadian Venture Capital Association, Granby Income Fund, GCAN Insurance Company, CNC Global Ltd., and Crescent School. Mr. Berke has been a member of the Young Presidents' Organization since 1994. He holds an MBA from Boston University and a B.A. from the University of Vermont. Eric Berke resides in Toronto.