Geneva Glen Capital hires one and promotes another

Geneva Glen Capital has named Jack Kelly as an associate and promoted Greg Irons to a senior associate. Previously, Kelly worked at Lincoln International where he was an associate while Irons joined GGC in 2016.


CHICAGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Geneva Glen Capital, LLC (“GGC”) is pleased to announce the addition of Jack Kelly to its investment team as a new Associate and the promotion of Greg Irons to Senior Associate.

Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Kelly was an Associate at Lincoln International, where he was responsible for executing M&A transactions across a variety of industry groups. He joined Lincoln as an Analyst and earned his undergraduate degree in Finance and Economics from the University of Notre Dame’s Mendoza College of Business. “We’ve been impressed by Jack’s M&A experience and are excited to have him join the team to support our growing platform,” noted Managing Director Adam Schecter.

The promotion of Mr. Irons recognizes his contributions to the firm’s growth. Since joining in the spring of 2016, Greg has supported the acquisitions of Dianne’s Fine Desserts, Southeastern Home Health and EZ Shipper Racks, along with ongoing portfolio work. “Greg has shown great development and we look forward to his continued contributions as his role expands,” said Managing Director Jeff Gonyo.

The new hire and promotion were made as GGC builds its investment team to support continued growth within its portfolio. Jeff Gonyo also noted, “We’re excited about the recent momentum within the firm and believe Greg and Jack will play key roles in our continued success.”

About Geneva Glen Capital, LLC
Geneva Glen Capital is a Chicago-based private equity firm that invests in proven private companies with leading market positions, significant growth potential, and stable cash flows. GGC will consider control buyout transactions as well as minority growth capital investments and targets companies headquartered in the U.S. or Canada with EBITDA between $3 million and $25 million. The firm has the ability to invest up to $75 million per investment and works closely with management teams to establish and execute on clearly defined value creation and growth plans. The principals of GGC have extensive private equity experience and a family office-oriented fund structure which provide the ability to be flexible, creative and, if appropriate, long-term investors.