Lovell Minnick Partners, a private equity firm focused on partnering with growth-oriented companies, has promoted Irene Hong Edwards and Timothy Rampe to partner.

Edwards joined LMP as principal, head of investor relations in 2017. She came to the firm from Z Capital where, as managing director, she was responsible for investor relations and business development for the firm’s private equity and credit strategies. Previously, she served as vice president of investor relations for KPS Capital Partners and was a member of the placement agent arm of Jefferies & Co.

Rampe joined the Philadelphia office of LMP in 2018 as the firm’s general counsel and chief compliance officer. He was previously with Davis Graham & Stubbs LLP where he served as a partner in its corporate finance and acquisition group for nearly a decade.