Kian Capital Partners, a middle-market private investment firm, has promoted Caldwell Zimmerman to principal and Carter Fields to senior associate.

In Zimmerman’s new position, he will source, execute and manage new and existing investments while taking a role in shaping Kian’s strategic direction and mentoring the firm’s group of professionals. He has over a decade of experience working in private equity and developing partnerships with middle-market companies. Prior to joining Kian, he was an associate at Harvest Partners in New York. Before harvest, he was an associate at Arsenal Capital Partners, where he completed private equity transactions in the healthcare and industrial sectors.

Fields joined Kian in 2019 and is responsible for evaluating, underwriting and monitoring new and existing investment opportunities. Before joining the firm, Fields was an analyst at Wells Fargo Securities in the industrials coverage group, a group focused on mergers and acquisitions, debt financings, equity issuances and other financial advisory services.