Odyssey Investment Partners LLC, a middle-market private equity firm, has hired Daniel Tiemann as a managing principal and head of portfolio operations and has promoted Bill Schwartz to principal.

Tiemann will be responsible for leveraging Odyssey’s collective experience to support the firm’s portfolio companies. He previously led the deal advisory and strategy practice of KPMG LLP for 17 years.

Schwartz joined Odyssey in 2015 as an associate and has played roles in several Odyssey investments including Aramsco, Integrated Power Services, Service Champions, Peninsula Packaging and Magna Legal Services.

“Dan brings a wealth of relevant experience that will be highly valuable as we work closely with management teams to implement our operating strategies and grow their businesses,” says Brian Wait, Odyssey chief executive officer.