Alpine Investors promoted Matt Moore to partner and Daniel Cohen to principal. Moore has worked as chief of staff since joining Alpine in 2016. Cohen helped lead Alpine’s investment in Perennial EdTech, which the firm sold to Frontline Education in August 2019. He sits on the boards of Riverside Insights, Apex Service Partners and Light Wave Dental. Prior to Alpine, Cohen worked at DBO Partners focused on tech M&A and private financings.
Alpine Investors, a middle market private equity firm focused on software and services, today announced the promotion of Matt Moore to Partner and Daniel Cohen to Principal. The promotions build on the growth trajectory of the firm, which is currently deploying its $1 billion fund closed in 2019.
“At Alpine, we measure ourselves by the quality of our talented, dedicated and diverse team,” said Graham Weaver, CEO and Founder at Alpine Investors. “Matt and Daniel have been instrumental in our firm’s growth – in making great investments, building the team and creating an amazing culture. We’re excited to recognize their contributions and look forward to their continued contributions.”
Moore, who has served as Chief of Staff since joining the firm in 2016, was instrumental in the creation of the PeopleFirst philosophy, which is now rolled out to all portfolio companies as a key driver of returns. Prior to Alpine, Moore was in the world of retained search, where he helped venture backed startups, public companies, and PE-backed entities build executive teams that created over $20 billion in market value. Matt graduated from the University of California at Santa Barbara with a bachelor’s degree in Environmental Studies and Geography.
Cohen helped lead the firm’s investment in Perennial EdTech, which was sold to Frontline Education in August 2019. He currently sits on the boards of Riverside Insights, Apex Service Partners, and Light Wave Dental. Prior to Alpine, Cohen worked at investment bank DBO Partners, where he focused on technology M&A and private financings. He graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration in Phi Beta Kappa and Magna Cum Laude from the Haas School of Business at University of California, Berkeley.
“Daniel and my careers are examples of how you can develop and grow within Alpine,” said Moore. “We’re excited about our future at a firm that consistently provides opportunity to exceptional, driven people, and leads the industry in mentorship.”
Alpine Investors has made a name for itself with its PeopleFirst investing and management strategy, which makes employee satisfaction a core KPI. The firm’s focus on passion and purpose has made it a top destination for leading MBA grads, and its dedication to the whole self – with perks like flexible schedules, IVF and egg-freezing, and aligning individual goals with business objectives – has made it a leader in the industry. To learn more about Alpine’s PeopleFirst method, visit https://www.alpineinvestors.com/about/.
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Alpine is a people-driven private equity firm committed to building enduring companies by working with, learning from and developing exceptional people. Alpine specializes in middle-market companies in the software and services industries. Its PeopleFirst™ strategy includes a CEO-in-Training™ and CEO-in-Residence program where Alpine recruits and places high caliber executives into companies as part of the transaction. This provides a distinct solution for situations where additional or new management is desired post-transaction. For more information, visit http://www.alpineinvestors.com/.