TSG ups Weilbacher to managing director

Weilbacher will continue to serve as chief compliance officer.

  • He is based in the San Francisco Bay area
  • Prior to joining TSG in 2021, Weilbacher was co-head of the private fund practice at Promontory Financial Group
  • TSG invests in the consumer industry

TSG Consumer Partners has promoted Drew Weilbacher to managing director. Weilbacher, who is based in the San Francisco Bay area, will continue to serve as chief compliance officer, overseeing TSG’s global compliance and enterprise risk programs.

“Drew has been instrumental in implementing industry best practices across our compliance and risk management functions as well as our IT protocols and security,” said Jamie O’Hara, president of TSG, in a statement. “He has also worked closely with many of our limited partners assisting with financial communications. We congratulate Drew on his much-deserved promotion and look forward to his continued contributions.”

Prior to joining TSG as chief compliance officer in 2021, Weilbacher was co-head of the private fund practice at Promontory Financial Group. Previously, he served in a variety of roles at the Securities and Exchange Commission, including as a senior specialized examiner in the Division of Examinations. He also served as a founding member of the SEC’s Private Fund Unit, the agency’s first national specialized examination unit dedicated to conducting examinations of advisers to private equity funds, hedge funds, and other types of private funds.

He graduated with a BA in Philosophy, with honors, from the University of California, Los Angeles.

TSG Consumer Partners, LP is a leading private equity firm that partners with founders and management teams to build and accelerate growth for best-in-class consumer-facing businesses. Since its founding in 1987, TSG has been an active investor in the consumer industry. Representative past and present partner companies include Backcountry, BrewDog, Cadogan Tate, Canyon Bicycles, Duckhorn, Dutch Bros, IT Cosmetics, Mavis Tires, Planet Fitness, REVOLVE, Revolut, Revolution Beauty, Rough Country, Smashbox, Stumptown, Thrive Pet Healthcare and vitaminwater.