Ethos Capital LP, a middle market private investment firm, has hired Chris Ritchie as a partner.

Prior to joining Ethos, Ritchie worked at Abry Partners where he was involved with investments regarding information services, software, financial services and IT services. While at Abry, Ritchie worked with Etho’s co-ceos Erik Brooks and Fadi Chehadé before leaving to found Ethos. Before Abry, Ritchie served as an investment banker with Houlihan Lokey and advised companies on M&A transactions, recapitalizations and restructuring.

“I’m thrilled to join Ethos and reunite with Erik and Fadi,” commented Ritchie. “They have brought together an extremely talented group of Executive Partners with deep industry expertise, positioning Ethos to add significant value to the Firm’s investments. I’m excited for the opportunity to partner with this team and look forward to contributing my own expertise as we continue to build Ethos’ investment platform.”