Kevin Jackson Joins Gridiron Capital

Kevin Jackson has joined Gridiron Capital as a vice president. He previously was a senior associate with at CCMP Capital.

PRESS RELEASE

Gridiron Capital, LLC is pleased to announce the addition of Kevin M. Jackson as Vice President. Mr. Jackson has experience in private equity investing and investment banking across a broad range of industries. At Gridiron Capital, he will be responsible for working on the firm’s acquisitions and development efforts. He will also work closely with Gridiron’s portfolio companies on various strategic and operating initiatives.

Prior to joining Gridiron Capital, Mr. Jackson was a Senior Associate at CCMP Capital, a global private equity firm specializing in buyouts and growth equity investments. He was responsible for all aspects of transaction execution and portfolio company management, primarily in the healthcare, industrial and consumer sectors. Mr. Jackson also served as an Analyst at Credit Suisse in the Global Industrial & Services group in the New York office. Mr. Jackson graduated as a member of Phi Beta Kappa from Oberlin College with a B.A. in Economics & Latin American Studies and holds an M.B.A from Columbia Business School, where he earned membership in Beta Gamma Sigma.

Thomas A. Burger, Jr, a Managing Partner at Gridiron said, “Kevin brings great experience, a history of success and a diverse background to Gridiron. He will be an asset to have on our team. We’re excited to have Kevin at Gridiron.”

Gridiron Capital, LLC, headquartered in New Canaan, Connecticut, is a private equity firm focused on creating value by acquiring and building middle-market manufacturing, service and specialty consumer companies in the United States and Canada. The firm’s principals have historically achieved superior investment returns by employing a combination of strategic, operating and financial experience to provide portfolio companies with competitive advantages. Gridiron’s principals work closely with management teams to develop strategies for portfolio companies, as well as providing resources to execute business plans and build industry-leading companies. Additional information about Gridiron is available on the firm’s website at www.gridironcapital.com.