Incline Equity Partners has appointed April Simile as director of business development. Lauren McKibben, previously director of business development, will transition to a new role as investment associate with the firm.
Incline Equity Partners (“Incline”) today announced the addition of April Simile as Director of Business Development. Lauren McKibben, previously Director of Business Development, will transition to a new role as Investment Associate with the firm.
Ms. Simile will focus on deal origination; expanding Incline’s business with existing deal sources and developing new relationships with lower middle-market business owners and advisors.
“We’re very excited about the addition of April Simile to the Incline team,” said Jack Glover, Partner of Incline Equity Partners. “April brings a wealth of strategic marketing and communications experience to the position and will play a key role in the continued growth and success of our firm.”
Ms. Simile previously worked as a Senior Vice President at Allegheny Valley Bank, a Pittsburgh-based commercial financial institution. April held executive positions in the areas of commercial lending, corporate cash management, retail delivery, and marketing during her 12 year tenure. Ms. Simile received her B.S. in Finance, cum laude, from La Roche College.
Ms. McKibben, who has held the position of Director of Business Development since May 2009, will move to Investment Associate effective April 1, 2013. She will be responsible for evaluating and analyzing investments made by the firm.
About Incline Equity Partners
Incline Equity Partners focuses on making private equity investments of $10 million to $25 million in support of leveraged buyouts, recapitalizations, and large minority financings of lower middle market growth companies with enterprise values between $25 million and $100 million across a variety of industry sectors including specialized light manufacturing, value-added distribution, and business and industrial services.