Access Holdings taps Chang as partner and Colmone as principal


Access Holdings has named Steve Chang as a partner and Andy Colmone as a principal. Previously, Chang was a managing director at LLR Partners while Colmone was chief financial officer at SCP Dental Services.

PRESS RELEASE

Access Holdings Management Company LLC (“Access Holdings”) today announced that Steve Chang and Andy Colmone have joined the firm.
Kevin McAllister, Managing Partner and Founder of Access Holdings, commented: “The Access Holdings team has worked with Steve and Andy for many years. We are thrilled to welcome them to our strong and growing team. Their considerable investment and operating experience will play an important role in executing our strategic vision for the firm.”

Mr. Chang joins Access Holdings as a Partner. Prior to joining Access Holdings, Mr. Chang was a Managing Director at LLR Partners, where he defined and drove value creation programs and growth strategies with LLR’s portfolio companies. He was responsible for diligence support, strategic planning, transaction execution and portfolio management. Prior to LLR Partners, he was a President at private equity-focused advisory firm Adventeer Advisors. Before that, Mr. Chang was an Operating Partner and Principal at Sterling Partners, a growth-oriented private equity firm. Mr. Chang began his career as a consultant and held progressive leadership positions at Accenture, CSC Index, McKinsey & Company and Prophet. Mr. Chang received his MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School Of Business.

Steve Chang commented: “I am excited to be joining Access at this stage of the firm’s evolution. Access has a distinct and compelling strategy that I am looking forward to delivering to our investors.”

Mr. Colmone joins Access Holdings as a Principal. Prior to joining Access Holdings, Mr. Colmone was Chief Financial Officer at SCP Dental Services, a Shore Capital Partners portfolio company. Prior to SCP Dental Services, he was a Vice President at Sterling Partners, a growth-oriented private equity firm, where he was responsible for deal sourcing, transaction execution, and portfolio management. Mr. Colmone’s other experience includes positions at American Capital, a middle-market private equity firm, and J.P. Morgan. Mr. Colmone received his MBA from The University of Chicago Booth School of Business.
Andy Colmone commented: “Like Steve, I am enthused about working again with Kevin and the Access team to identify and execute attractive investment opportunities and create value for our investors.”

ABOUT ACCESS HOLDINGS
Founded in 2013, Access Holdings is a Baltimore-based private investment firm focused on investing in essential services businesses in the North American middle market. Access Holdings takes a research-heavy, thematic approach to investing and seeks to execute a concentrated portfolio of buy-and-build strategies. For more information, please visit www.accessholdings.com.