Yellow Wood Partners hires VP

Consumer-focused private equity firm Yellow Wood Partners has hired Kevin McCafferty as a vice president in Boston. He will help the firm grow its existing portfolio companies as well as expand the firm’s investment sourcing business.


Yellow Wood Partners, a consumer focused private equity firm, has hired Kevin McCafferty as a Vice President in Boston. Kevin will help the firm grow its existing portfolio companies as well as expand the firm’s investment sourcing business. Kevin’s past experience includes operating roles at Superior Cake Products, a wholesale bakery focused on the dessert segment, where he was the Chief Operating Officer. Prior to Superior Cake, Kevin was a Principal at New England Capital Partners, where he sourced and executed private equity investments. Previously, Kevin worked at the Monitor Group as a strategy consultant. “We are very excited to have Kevin join the Yellow Wood team”, said Dana Schmaltz, Partner of Yellow Wood. “Kevin’s combination of operating and investment experience fits very well with Yellow Wood’s strategy. He will be a great partner for our portfolio company management teams as they continue to grow their businesses and will add significantly to our firm’s sourcing network for add-on acquisitions as well as new portfolio investments.” Kevin graduated from Harvard University and has an MBA from the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth.

About Yellow Wood Partners
Yellow Wood Partners is a Boston-based private equity firm focused on investing in consumer products brands and companies. The Yellow Wood approach places a greater focus on industry knowledge of the consumer space as well as the firm’s functional operational capabilities in the selection, diligence and management of the firm’s investments. Yellow Wood has also established a more appropriate alignment of interests among all the stakeholders in the firm, including the operating management teams of their portfolio companies, their private equity investors and the Yellow Wood principals. And so, Yellow Wood was created with the motto: “Taking the road less traveled in private equity.” For more information, please visit:

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