Oak Hill Capital Management said Monday that it Tyler Wolfram was promoted to managing partner from partner. Wolfram joined Oak Hill in 2001 and has led the firm’s investments in consumer, retail and distribution.
New York, NY, May 13, 2013 – Oak Hill Capital Management today announced that it has promoted Tyler J. Wolfram from Partner to Managing Partner of the firm, effective immediately. Since joining Oak Hill Capital in 2001, Mr. Wolfram has led the investment activities in the firm’s Consumer, Retail & Distribution vertical, and he has been an active member of the Executive Committee and the Investment Committee.
“We are delighted to announce Tyler’s appointment to Managing Partner,” said J. Taylor Crandall, a Managing Partner of Oak Hill Capital. “Tyler has contributed significantly to Oak Hill Capital’s success over the past twelve years, sourcing and leading several highly successful transactions while establishing himself as a leader in the firm’s management, and we expect him to assume an even greater role leading the Oak Hill Capital franchise going forward.”
Mr. Wolfram has more than 20 years of private equity and leveraged finance experience. While at Oak Hill Capital, he has managed private equity investments in a number of companies, including Earth Fare, Inc., Dave & Buster’s, Inc., The Hillman Group, Inc., Duane Reade Holdings, Inc., NSA International, LLC, The Container Store, Inc., Caribbean Restaurants Holdings, Inc., and Oreck Corporation.
Prior to joining Oak Hill Capital, Mr. Wolfram served as a Managing Director at Cornerstone Equity Investors and as a Vice President in the high yield group of Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette. He earned an A.B. degree in Business Economics from Brown University and an M.B.A. from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.
About Oak Hill Capital Partners
Oak Hill Capital Partners is a private equity firm with more than $8 billion of initial capital commitments from leading entrepreneurs, endowments, foundations, corporations, pension funds and global financial institutions. Over a period of more than 25 years, the professionals at Oak Hill Capital and its predecessors have invested in more than 70 significant private equity transactions across broad segments of the U.S. and global economies. Oak Hill Capital applies an industry-focused, theme-based approach and engages experienced operating consultants to work directly with management teams to implement strategic and operational initiatives.