Crossplane Capital said April 3 that Katie Oswald joined the firm as director of business development. Oswald was previously a member of the business development team for Gauge Capital.
Katie Oswald Joins Crossplane Capital as Director of Business Development
DALLAS, April 3, 2019 – Crossplane Capital announced the expansion of its team today with the arrival of Katie Oswald as director of business development. Katie will be responsible for sourcing investment opportunities, developing relationships with transaction advisors, and managing the firm’s marketing strategy.
“We are thrilled to have such a talented business development leader join Crossplane Capital,” said Crossplane Capital partner, Brian Hegi. “Katie’s fulltime focus on developing relationships with advisors to lower-middle-market companies will augment our overall transaction sourcing process.”
Prior to joining Crossplane Capital, Katie was a member of the business development team for middle-market private equity firm, Gauge Capital. Prior to her time with Gauge Capital, Katie served as chief financial officer of a Dallas-based family office. She began her career in the audit practice of KPMG and is a CPA.
“Katie brings the ideal background to Crossplane Capital,” said Crossplane Capital partner, Ben Eakes. “Her broad transaction sourcing network combined with her firsthand experience working with family owned businesses is ideal for our investment approach.”
“I am excited to join Crossplane Capital and work alongside such an experienced and operationally intensive team,” said Katie. “I look forward to expanding Crossplane’s relationships with intermediaries, family owned businesses, and companies in complex situations.”
About Crossplane Capital
Launched in 2018, Crossplane Capital is a Dallas-based private equity firm that makes control investments in niche manufacturing, value-added distribution and industrial business services companies. The firm seeks to partner with lower-middle-market companies to enhance financial performance and generate strategic value creation. For more information, please visit www.crossplanecapital.com.