American Pacific Group, a San Francisco Bay-based private equity firm with $1.2 billion of capital under management, has promoted Stephanie Gaufin to managing director.

Gaufin joined APG in 2020 and is involved with three of APG’s Fund I portfolio companies. Prior to American Pacific Group, she was a principal at KKR focused on buyout and growth healthcare opportunities. Prior to KKR, she was a vice president at Mainsail Partners. She started her career at McKinsey and Co. and Altamont Capital Partners.

“Stephanie has played an important role on our team since she joined, including driving significant value creation at portfolio companies,” states Fraser Preston, managing partner of APG. “We are thrilled to support her continued growth within our organization, and fortunate to benefit from her experience and strong leadership skills.”