Insignia Capital hires Kelly as business development VP

Insignia Capital Group has named Sean Kelly as vice president of business development. Previously, Kelly worked at Serent Capital where he served as director of business development.


Walnut Creek, CA, January 30, 2018 — Insignia Capital Group today announced it has hired Sean Kelly as Vice President of Business Development. In his new position, Kelly will focus on increasing the number of investment opportunities for the firm by further developing Insignia’s relationships with companies and intermediaries.

“We are thrilled to welcome Sean to our growing team,” said David Lowe, CEO and Partner of Insignia. “Sean brings a wealth of experience in deal origination that will help us continue to differentiate Insignia as a preferred partner for management teams and their advisors. We look forward to his contributions to our firm.”

Most recently, Sean was a Director of Business Development at Serent Capital, a San Francisco-based private equity firm with over $1.1 billion in capital under management. At Serent, Sean was responsible for deal origination and qualification, as well as the development of investment themes and intermediary relationships.

Prior to Serent, Sean worked at Bainbridge Capital, a capital advisory firm in San Diego, where he originated and evaluated acquisition opportunities for middle-market private equity firms. Sean graduated from the University of San Diego with a B.A. in Business Administration and a minor in Finance.

About Insignia Capital Group
Insignia Capital Group is a San Francisco Bay Area private equity firm focused on lower middle-market companies. Insignia partners with company founders and management teams to help drive growth and achieve true business potential. The firm’s principals have significant experience building businesses across a range of industries including consumer, business services and healthcare. For more information please visit