Wynnchurch beefs up advisory board with new addition

Wynnchurch Capital has added retired U.S. Army Lieutenant General Joe Anderson to its executive advisory board. Previously, Anderson was the deputy chief of staff operations, plans and training for the Army.


ROSEMONT, Ill.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Wynnchurch Capital, a leading middle-market private equity firm, is pleased to announce that retired U.S. Army Lieutenant General Joe Anderson has joined its Executive Advisory Board. Anderson was most recently the Deputy Chief of Staff Operations, Plans and Training for the Department of the Army. His most recent assignments were as Commanding General XVIII Airborne Corps and Commander, International Security Assistance Force Joint Command and Deputy Commanding General of U.S. Forces in Afghanistan.

Anderson’s career with the U.S. Army spans over 38 years and includes leadership roles throughout the World. He has been afforded many unique professional experiences, and has commanded units from platoon to corps. Command assignments include: C Company, 2nd Battalion (Airborne), 187th Infantry and various Ranger, Airborne and Infantry units.

He received his commission from the United States Military Academy at West Point.

“As a firm, we often invest in businesses that have a global reach. Joe’s deep expertise in handling delicate issues around the world and managing people in stressful situations will help our executives best manage their businesses,” said John Hatherly, Managing Partner of Wynnchurch. “As we searched to fill gaps in our Executive Advisory Board competencies, Joe became a logical fit. We are excited to be able to add Joe to our diverse executive advisory team. His keen understanding of domestic and global military operations will best serve our portfolio companies that support the defense sector,” added Daniel Needham, Operating Partner of Wynnchurch.

Established in 2013, the Executive Advisory Board contributes to Wynnchurch’s value construction model by actively connecting influential business leaders with portfolio company leadership to share expertise in targeted industries, geographic markets and business disciplines.

About Wynnchurch Capital:
Wynnchurch Capital, LLC, headquartered in the Chicago suburb of Rosemont, Illinois, with offices in California and Canada, was founded in 1999, and is a leading middle-market private equity investment firm. Wynnchurch’s strategy is to partner with middle market companies in the United States and Canada that possess the potential for substantial growth and profit improvement.

Wynnchurch Capital manages a number of private equity funds with $2.2 billion of committed capital under management and specializes in recapitalizations, growth capital, management buyouts, corporate carve-outs and restructurings. For more information, please visit: https://www.wynnchurch.com.