FCP promotes Howard to VP


Fireman Capital Partners has promoted Devon Howard to vice president. Prior to joining the consumer-focused private equity firm, Howard worked at JP Morgan.

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WALTHAM, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Fireman Capital Partners (“FCP”), a consumer-focused private equity firm, today announced that it has promoted Devon Howard to Vice President.

“Devon has been a valuable member of the Fireman Capital Partners team since joining in 2015,” said Dan Fireman, Managing Partner of FCP. “We are thrilled to congratulate him on this milestone and look forward to his continued success in this new role.”

“Devon has done a tremendous job identifying new investment opportunities and unlocking value at our portfolio companies,” added Chris Akelman, Principal at FCP. “This promotion is well-deserved and we look forward to his continued growth at the firm.”

Since joining FCP in 2015, Mr. Howard has been responsible for evaluating and executing new investment opportunities and supporting FCP’s portfolio companies. He is currently a Board Member at Bandon Holdings. Prior to joining FCP, he was an Investment Banking Analyst in the Consumer & Retail Coverage Group at J.P. Morgan, where he worked on a variety of M&A advisory and capital market transactions with both public and private companies. Mr. Howard graduated from McGill University where he earned a Bachelor of Commerce in Finance, with a minor concentration in Entrepreneurship.

About Fireman Capital Partners (FCP)
Fireman Capital Partners invests in consumer-focused companies through both growth equity and buyout transactions. The private equity firm focuses on dynamic consumer businesses with revenues between 30MUSD and 150MUSD, who also have a unique vision, strong product and market share, and sound management. FCP leverages its capital, extensive network, and deep operating expertise to add substantial value. The firm is currently invested in Bandon Holdings, Dunns River Brands, CANarchy, Surfside Coffee Company, and Idea Paint. For more information, visit them at www.firemancapital.com.