Kian Capital Partners, a lower middle-market-focused private equity firm, has promoted Jordan Lee to partner and David Hare to principal, respectively.

Lee joined Kian in 2022 and has over a decade of experience working with middle-market companies to develop tailored strategies to drive organic and inorganic growth. Prior to Kian, he was a managing director at Starr Investment Holdings.

Hare joined Kian in January of 2018 as an associate and has since been promoted twice. Before joining Kian, Hare was an Analyst in the investment banking group at SunTrust Robinson Humphrey, where he focused on mergers and acquisitions, debt financings and equity issuances for public and private companies in the technology, media & telecom group.