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Benjamin P. Procter

Senior Partner

Benjamin Procter ( is a Partner at The Watermill Group where he leads the sourcing, due diligence and acquisition of new investments. Mr. Procter joined HMK Enterprises, Inc., (an affiliated holding company of The Watermill Group) in 1987. During more than 30 years with Watermill, Mr. Procter has led or been involved in over 40 acquisitions and numerous public and private financings. He also served as a senior executive of several HMK portfolio companies.

From January of 2007 through January of 2009, Mr. Procter served as a Partner at Woodside Capital. Woodside is an investor in distressed debt and equity for companies with up to $150 million in revenues. Mr. Procter’s primary responsibilities at Woodside were to source and manage control equity transactions in distressed or challenged companies. He served as a Director for several Woodside portfolio companies including as Chairman of Hamilton Specialty Bar, a steel bar producer located in Hamilton, Ontario.
Mr. Procter’s experience prior to Watermill included finance and accounting roles at Bolt Beranek and Newman and Peat Marwick. Mr. Procter is also an active member of the Association for Corporate Growth where he served as President and CEO of the Boston Chapter from 2010 to 2013 and previously served on the Global Board from 2001 to 2004. Mr. Procter received the ACG Meritorious Service Award in 2004. Mr. Procter is also a former President of the Dedham Country & Polo Club.

Mr. Procter received his B.A. in Economics from Trinity College, his M.S. in Accounting from Northeastern University, and is also a CPA. He is married with three children and is an avid Boston sports fan.