New York-based Accordion Partners has named Michelle Van Hellemont as Director, Business Development. Van Hellemont joins Accordion after working in business development positions at New York-based Ambrose Employer Group and Stax Inc.
Accordion Partners, a New York-based new model financial services firm delivering a full range of cost-efficient portfolio solutions to private equity funds and corporate development groups, has hired Michelle Van Hellemont as Director, Business Development.
As part of her responsibilities at Accordion, Van Hellemont will rely on her deep network of private equity relationships to help further build out Accordion’s strong presence within the U.S. middle market financial sponsor community, with a focus on the Northeast.
Van Hellemont, 33, joins Accordion after previously working in business development positions at New York-based Ambrose Employer Group LLC and Stax Inc., where she focused on covering private equity firms, respectively.
“Accordion has already built a reputation as a trusted partner to the private equity community by deploying our team of on-demand finance professionals into portfolio companies. With Michelle’s arrival, we couldn’t be more excited about the breadth of her relationships and proven ability to provide solutions for the sponsor community’s critical portfolio initiatives,” said Nick Leopard, Chief Executive of Accordion Partners.