Shore Capital Partners, a strategic private equity firm focused on microcap investing in the healthcare, food and beverage, business services and real estate industries, with offices in Chicago and Nashville, has made four new hires and ten promotions at the senior level on its investment team.
“Recognizing and attracting top talent is a critical part of our vision to be the premier microcap investor and first choice for entrepreneurs and executives seeking a growth partner,” said Justin Ishbia, managing partner. “I want to acknowledge all of our team members who contributed to Shore’s record deal volume in 2020 and recognition by Inc. Magazine as a Top Founder-Friendly Firm. To keep that momentum and to support our recent fund closings, we promoted several talented individuals and welcomed new members to the Shore team who are already making an impact as investors and strategic partners to our portfolio companies.”
Rory Kenny, Mickey Jiang and Matt Sweeney have been promoted to principal in the business services division. Kenny, Jiang and Sweeney will source, evaluate and enable the growth of investments, with a focus on making control equity investments in B2B and B2C companies providing IT and technology-enabled services, compliance and risk management, environmental and waste services, facility and field services, financial and payment services, distribution and logistics services and professional services.
Tom Smithburg, Jeff Smith and Jeff Smart have been promoted to principal in the food and beverage divison. As principals, they will source, evaluate and enable the growth of investments, with a focus on making control equity investments in branded products, distribution, co-manufacturing and private label, packaging, related consumer goods and B2B services.
Jon Tomberlin, Mike Oleferchik, Alex Nevill and Ankeet Patel have been promoted to vice president in the healthcare division. In their new roles, Tomberlin, Oleferchik, Nevill and Patel will be responsible for conducting due diligence on new investment opportunities and implementing value creation initiatives within portfolio investments in the healthcare industry.
Matt Brown, Logan Pitts, Adam Pegram and Matt Matosian have been hired as vice presidents in the healthcare division. They will source, evaluate and enable the growth of Shore’s investments.