Guiding Principles

Through a relentless focus on company-building, become the recognized leader in lower middle market private equity investing

In partnership with talented entrepreneurs, management teams, lenders, co-investors, and Executive Council members, we seek to consistently generate superior investment returns for our limited partners while creating a challenging and rewarding environment for our team

We pursue the mission by providing exceptional stewardship to our companies in their next phase of growth


  • Integrity. We are committed to honesty and transparency
  • Trusted Partner. We are a sounding board to our management teams, providing them with candid advice, creative thinking, and encouragement
  • Respect. We abide by the golden rule across the board. We demonstrate humility and a willingness to listen
  • Hard Work. We are dedicated and committed to getting the job done. We roll up our sleeves and execute
  • Resourcefulness. We search for unique insights and look beyond the obvious
  • Resilience. When times are tough, we persevere
  • Teamwork. We welcome diverse perspectives, collaborate, and support each other
  • Accountability. We are results-oriented and live up to our commitments. No excuses
  • Growth Mindset. We are intellectually curious and encourage new ways of thinking and working
  • Perspective. We are passionate about our family, work, community, and environment