Grant Avenue Capital LLC, a lower middle-market healthcare-focused private equity firm, has added Brian Berkin as a managing director.

In this role, Berkin will be responsible for sourcing and executing investments across Grant Avenue’s subsectors including services, devices, pharma and pharma services and healthcare information technology. He holds approximately 20 years of experience with transactions across middle-market healthcare. Prior to joining Grant Avenue, Berkin was a parter at Tailwind Capital where he coordinated the investment process, including developing investment theses, identifying investment talent, managing diligence, structuring transactions and negotiating term sheets. Previously, he held roles at Chicago Pacific Founders, LLR Partners, and Roundtable Healthcare Partners.

“I am confident that Brian, who has a proven track record of healthcare investing, deep industry relationships and high integrity, will have a strong impact on Grant Avenue, our portfolio, and our investors for years to come,” says Buddy Gumina, founder and managing partner at Grant Avenue.