Levine Leichtman Capital Partners, a middle-market private equity firm, has promoted Monty Ismail and Luc Sandmann to directors with the firm’s investment management group and has appointed Debra Sherman to the firm as a director with the investor relations group.

Ismail and Sandmann previously joined the firm in 2018 and 2019, respectively. In her time before joining the firm, Sherman served as vice president of product management and investor relations with Ares Management‘s private equity segment. Going forward, Ismail and Sandmann will be based out of LLCP’s London office while Sherman is based in the Los Angeles Office.

“We are very pleased to recognize Monty’s and Luc’s hard work and leadership roles supporting our European business with their well-deserved promotions,” said Michael Weinberg, managing partner of LLCP. “At the same time, we are excited to welcome Deb to our Investor Relations team, which is critical to the long-term growth of our firm. We are confident that our three new Directors will make many important contributions to LLCP in the future.”