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High Road recruits one as partner and another as VP

High Road Capital Partners has named Nicholas W. Martino as a partner and Eojin Lee as vice president. Previously, Martino was group president at ITW while Lee was a vice president at D Cubed Group and a former associate at Audax Group. 


NEW YORK, May 18, 2017 – High Road Capital Partners (, a New York-based private equity firm, today announced the addition of Nicholas W. Martino as Partner and Eojin Lee as Vice President.

“I’m pleased to welcome Nick and Eojin to the High Road team,” said Bob Fitzsimmons, Managing Partner of High Road Capital Partners. “I believe they will be tremendous assets to the firm. They join at an exciting time, as we recently marked our tenth anniversary and we continue to grow.”

Mr. Martino will serve as an Operating Partner and assist portfolio management teams with creating and implementing strategies designed to produce best-in-class performance and accelerate revenue growth. He serves on the boards of directors of High Road portfolio companies SMB Machinery Systems ( and Midwest Wholesale Hardware (

Mr. Martino has held executive positions in public- and private-sector organizations and led operating performance improvement in private equity backed turnaround assignments. Prior to joining High Road, Mr. Martino served as Group President at ITW, where he managed a portfolio of businesses in more than a dozen countries. Mr. Martino actively serves on the governing board of his regional United Way office.

Mr. Martino received a B.S. from Villanova University and an M.B.A. from the Philadelphia College of Textiles & Science.

Mr. Lee joins High Road as a Vice President and is responsible for transaction execution and portfolio company oversight.

Mr. Lee previously served as a Vice President at D Cubed Group and as an Associate with Audax Group. He started his career as a management consultant at Monitor Deloitte (formerly Monitor Group).

Mr. Lee received a B.A. from Yale University and an M.B.A. from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

High Road Capital Partners
High Road Capital Partners is a private equity firm focused on smaller middle market transactions. High Road was formed in 2007 and manages over $470 million of committed capital. High Road focuses on niche-leading companies with revenues of $10 million to $100 million and EBITDA of $3 million to $10 million. Once acquired, High Road works in partnership with management to take the companies to the next level through a combination of organic growth initiatives and add-on acquisitions.
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