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Waud Capital Partners Hires Three

Chicago-based mid-market private equity firm Waud Capital Partners has appointed Patrisha Carlson as a senior associate and Bradley Eckmann and Jeffrey Goodman as associates.

Waud Capital Partners (“WCP”) is pleased to announce that Patrisha Carlson has joined the firm as a Senior Associate and Bradley Eckmann and Jeffrey Goodman have joined as Associates.

Ms. Carlson was previously in the Healthcare investment banking group of William Blair in Chicago, and was most recently a Harvard Business School Leadership Fellow with Partners In Health, a healthcare-focused not-for-profit organization. Ms. Carlson holds an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School and a B.S., with high distinction, in finance from Indiana University.

Mr. Eckmann was most recently in the investment banking group of Morgan Stanley in New York and Chicago, where he worked on mergers, acquisitions and debt and equity financings. Mr. Eckmann holds a B.S., with honors, in finance and accounting from Indiana University.

Mr. Goodman was most recently in the Mergers & Acquisitions investment banking group of Bank of America Merrill Lynch in New York, where he worked on a variety of transactions across several industries. Mr. Goodman holds an A.B., cum laude, in economics from Harvard University.

Reeve Waud, Founder and Managing Partner of WCP, noted, “We are excited to have Trish, Brad and Jeff join our team. They will work closely with our senior investment professionals on new investment opportunities and within our current portfolio.”

About Waud Capital Partners

WCP is a leading middle-market private equity investment firm founded in 1993 that partners with exceptional management teams to invest in growth equity investments, industry consolidations, buyouts and recapitalizations. The firm seeks to invest $20 to $100 million in private companies in the following four areas: healthcare services, business and consumer services, specialty distribution and select industrial businesses. Typically, the companies in which WCP invests have enterprise values between $30 and $300 million.