Wynnchurch Capital promotes four to managing director

Wynnchurch Capital, a U.S. private equity firm with an office in Toronto and an affiliate in Montréal, has promoted four of its investment professionals to managing director. The individuals are: Brian Crumbaugh, Greg Gleason, Neel Mayenkar and Michael Teplitsky. Headquartered in Rosemont, Illinois, Wynnchurch has several Canadian investments, including Calyx Transportation Group Inc, Groupe Moreau, Pro-Fab Group Inc and Surepoint Technologies Group Inc. Last November, the firm closed it fourth mid-market partnership at US$1.2 billion.

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Wynnchurch Capital, Ltd. Announces Managing Director Promotions

ROSEMONT, Ill.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Wynnchurch Capital (“Wynnchurch”) a leading private equity firm with $2.3 billion in assets under management, today announced the promotions of Brian Crumbaugh, Greg Gleason, Neel Mayenkar, and Michael Teplitsky to Managing Director. These promotions further expand the breadth and depth of the Wynnchurch senior team.

“I believe that one of Wynnchurch’s greatest strengths is our investment team’s commitment to strategy, discipline and hard work. Brian, Greg, Neel, and Michael embody those traits.”

“Each of these individuals has made significant contributions to the growth and performance of Wynnchurch over the past several years,” said John Hatherly, Managing Partner. “I believe that one of Wynnchurch’s greatest strengths is our investment team’s commitment to strategy, discipline and hard work. Brian, Greg, Neel, and Michael embody those traits.”

Brian Crumbaugh joined Wynnchurch in 2010 and has played an instrumental role in several of the firm’s investments including 4Front Engineered Solutions, Ironform, NSC Minerals and Wolverine Advanced Materials. Prior to joining Wynnchurch, Mr. Crumbaugh worked at ShoreView Industries and Piper Jaffray. He holds an M.B.A., Palmer Scholar, from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and a B.B.A., honors, from the University of Wisconsin.

Greg Gleason joined Wynnchurch in 2008 and has played an instrumental role in several of the firm’s investments including Humanetics, JAC, Northstar Aerospace and U.S. Pipe. Prior to joining Wynnchurch, Mr. Gleason worked at Houlihan Lokey and Bank of America. He holds an M.B.A. from The University of Chicago Booth School of Business and a B.S., highest honors, from the University of Illinois. He is also a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA).

Neel Mayenkar joined Wynnchurch in 2006 and has played an instrumental role in several of the firm’s investments including Foss Manufacturing, Groupe Moreau, Henniges Automotive and Webex. Prior to joining Wynnchurch, Mr. Mayenkar worked at Houlihan Lokey and at PricewaterhouseCoopers. He holds a B.A., honors, from the University of Illinois.

Michael Teplitsky joined Wynnchurch in 2008 and has played an instrumental role in several of the firm’s investments including NSC Minerals, Northstar Aerospace, U.S. Pipe and Votaw Precision Technologies. Prior to joining Wynnchurch, Mr. Teplitsky worked at Lime Rock Partners and at UBS Investment Bank. He holds an M.B.A. from The Kellogg School of Management and a B.A., honors, from Northwestern University.

About Wynnchurch Capital:

Wynnchurch Capital, Ltd., headquartered in the Chicago suburb of Rosemont, Illinois with offices in Michigan and Toronto, and affiliates in New York City, Los Angeles, and Montreal, 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 $2.3 billion under capital management and specializes in management buyouts, recapitalizations, corporate carve-outs, restructurings and growth capital.

Contacts
Wynnchurch Capital
John Hatherly
Managing Partner
jhatherly@wynnchurch.com
(847) 604-6102

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