Cotton Creek promotes former Blackstone exec to director

Cotton Creek Capital promoted Lee Rash to director. Rash joined Cotton Creek in 2012 and focuses on evaluation and execution of investments, post-closing operational initiatives and serves on the boards of several portfolio companies. Prior to Cotton Creek, Rash worked at Blackstone Group.

Press Release

Cotton Creek Capital, a Texas-based private equity firm focused on lower middle market companies, is pleased to announce the promotion of Lee Rash to Director.

“Lee is a valuable member of the Cotton Creek investment team and has been integrally involved in the growth and success of our firm over the past several years,” commented Antonio J. DiGesualdo, Managing Director of Cotton Creek Capital. “The promotion of Lee to Director is a recognition of his past contributions as well as an acknowledgment of his long term importance to Cotton Creek.”

Mr. Rash joined Cotton Creek Capital in 2012 and is responsible for evaluation and execution of investment opportunities, post-closing operational initiatives, and serves on the board of several of Cotton Creek’s portfolio companies.

Prior to joining Cotton Creek, Mr. Rash was in the Mergers and Acquisition Advisory Group at New York-based, Blackstone, a large-cap private equity firm. Mr. Rash attended the University of Chicago Booth School of Business and earned a Master of Business Administration degree, with a concentration in economics and finance. Mr. Rash also earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting and a Master of Science degree in Finance from Texas A&M University.

About Cotton Creek Capital
Cotton Creek Capital is a Texas-based private equity firm focused on investing in and growing established lower middle market companies in manufacturing, value-added distribution, industrial, specialty chemical, business services, healthcare services and consumer staples. The firm invests in companies with enterprise values between $15 million and $200 million in transactions ranging from buyouts, recapitalizations, buy-and-builds to corporate divestitures. Cotton Creek Capital has offices in Dallas, Fort Worth, and Austin and is affiliated with Brownlie & Braden, LLC, a provider of financial advisory services to high net worth families for over 20 years. For further information, visit Cotton Creek’s website at