CapStreet hires Lewis as principal

Houston-based The CapStreet Group, a middle-market private equity firm, has named Michelle Lewis as a principal. Previously, Lewis was the chief strategy officer at DistributionNOW.


HOUSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The CapStreet Group, a middle-market private equity firm headquartered in Houston, Texas, is pleased to announce that Michelle Lewis has joined the firm as Principal. Ms. Lewis will serve on CapStreet’s investment committee and will lead CapStreet’s efforts to source new platform investments.

Prior to joining CapStreet, Ms. Lewis was the Chief Strategy Officer at DistributionNOW (NYSE: DNOW), a $2 billion publicly traded, global distributor of energy and industrial products and services. At DNOW, Ms. Lewis managed strategy, corporate development, and investor relations. Previously, she was the Senior Vice President of Strategy, M&A and Shared Services for the Distribution and Transmission segment of National Oilwell Varco (NYSE: NOV).

Prior to the last nine years in energy and industrial distribution, Michelle spent 20 years in various managerial and interim management roles in Consulting and Restructuring in the public and private sectors in Houston, New Orleans, New York, San Francisco, and Washington D.C. where she worked across industries from energy to healthcare and public education.

“We are delighted that Michelle has decided to continue her career with CapStreet,” said George Kelly, Chairman and CEO of The CapStreet Group. “The ability to identify investment opportunities and to communicate to business owners and management teams the value of a partnership with CapStreet is vital to our success in this very competitive M&A market. The breadth of Michelle’s business experience and her track record of building strong relationships with business owners make her the ideal addition to our team to fill this very important role.”

About The CapStreet Group
The CapStreet Group is a Houston, Texas based private equity firm that invests in owner-managed, lower middle market companies. CapStreet targets companies operating in the value-added distribution, industrial services and manufacturing, and business to business service sectors. CapStreet’s approach is to partner with excellent management teams to build out corporate infrastructure, accelerate growth and profitability, and create long term sustainable businesses. For more information, visit The CapStreet Group website,