Founded in 2002, Cequel III is a private investment firm based in St. Louis, Missouri. With a diverse and successful history as an investor operator, Cequel III today — through its Family Office — has established a strong reputation as a reliable, knowledgeable investment partner for the management teams of lower-mid-market, growth-oriented companies in a number of sectors. Read on to learn more about the Cequel III leadership team, our company culture, our philanthropic efforts, and more.



Our culture defines who we are. It sets forth our goals and principles. Our success is based on the shared values and commitment of the people who are building Cequel III for the future. These core values make Cequel III a very special place to work and also drive a culture committed to exceptional performance and results for our investment partners.

Honesty & Integrity

We meet the world head-on as upright, honest, sincere business people. Integrity is our guiding principle.


We each make a unique and positive contribution.

Family First

We take care of our families and balance our priorities.

Knowledge & Skills

We are perpetual students: delving, learning, and sharing.


We embrace opportunity; solutions start with us.

Corporate Citizenship

We are active, charitable members of our communities.

Customer Service

We search out ways to exceed customers’ expectations.

Care About Others

We value strong teams built on caring relationships.

Positive Attitude & Excellence

We are empowered by positive attitudes because we know they are the foundation for excellence.


The leadership team at Cequel III — directly and through the Kent Family Foundation — provides time, expertise, and resources to a wide variety of charitable, educational, and non-profit organizations in the St. Louis area, including but not limited to the following.

Washington University in St Louis

Stages St Louis Theatre Group

Humane Society of Missouri

Magic House Childrens Museum

Special School District of St Louis County


Cequel III is an equal-opportunity employer. You can submit a resume for future consideration by emailing careers@cequel3.com.

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