The Halifax Group, a private equity firm that partners with management to invest in entrepreneurial businesses, has named Jerry L. Johnson as a partner. Johnson was previously an operating executive with Halifax. As a partner, he moves from an advisory role to providing leadership in sourcing, evaluating and executing investments and supporting portfolio companies.
Johnson is a finance and consulting executive with over 25 years of leadership experience. Before joining Halifax, he was senior vice president of corporate development, strategy and investor relations at EnPro Industries Inc., a niche manufacturer of proprietary engineered products.
Scott Plumridge, Halifax managing partner, said, “Jerry’s decade-long relationship with Halifax has evolved from respected competitor to valued advisor, and we are delighted to now welcome him to the partnership. Not only has he displayed a proven ability to work with management teams and support growing enterprises, but he is also strongly aligned with Halifax’s mission and culture and is an exceptional fit with our team.”
“I am excited to be part of a firm that celebrates collaboration in all aspects of its investment strategy,” Johnson commented. “I have enjoyed supporting Halifax’s management teams through my role as an Operating Executive and look forward to building better businesses as a day-to-day member of this exceptional team.”