Wynnchurch Staffs Up

Michael Teplitsky and Greg Gleason have joined Wynnchurch Capital as a senior associate and associate, respectively. Teplitsky recently received his MBA from the Kellogg School, and previously was an associate with Lime Rock Partners. Gleason previously was a financial analyst in the global industrials group of Houlihan Lokey.

 

PRESS RELEASE

 

Wynnchurch Capital is pleased to announce that Michael A. Teplitsky has joined as Senior Associate and Greg B. Gleason has joined the firm as Associate.

 

Michael Teplitsky recently graduated from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.  Previously, Michael was an Associate at Lime Rock Partners, a $3.0 billion private equity firm specializing in the global energy sector.  At Lime Rock, Michael concentrated primarily on the oilfield service industry.  Prior to joining Lime Rock, Michael was a member of UBS’s Investment Banking Global Energy Group.  At UBS Michael executed financial advisory and financing transactions within the energy, industrial and service sectors.  Michael has also spent time in Moscow at TNK-BP as the Strategic Advisor to the Executive Director.  In addition to concentrating on business services and niche manufacturing investing, Michael will focus on growing Wynnchurch’s energy and power equipment and services investment activities in the United States and Canada.       

  

Michael received a B.A. with honors from Northwestern University and an M.B.A. from Northwestern’s Kellogg School of Management.  Michael is also the co-Founder of YPE, a global energy sector leadership organization with over 4,000 members and 15 chapters.    

  

Prior to joining Wynnchurch, Greg Gleason was a Financial Analyst at Houlihan Lokey in Chicago, where he was a member of the Global Industrial Group.  His experience there includes mergers and acquisitions, strategic-alternatives assessments, leveraged ESOP transactions, solvency opinions, fairness opinions and general business valuations.  Before joining Houlihan Lokey, Greg was an analyst in Bank of America’s portfolio management group, where he worked on underwriting and structuring financing for consumer, food and beverage, and general industrial clients. 

  

Greg received a B.S. with highest honors from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He is also a CFA Charterholder.

 

John Hatherly, President and Managing Partner of Wynnchurch Capital commented, “We are thrilled to have both Michael and Greg on our team. Their strong academic background and comprehensive M&A experience will be invaluable to our growing team.”

 

 About Wynnchurch Capital: Wynnchurch Capital, located in the Chicago suburb of Rosemont, Illinois with offices in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan and Montreal, Canada was founded in 1999. Wynnchurch Capital is a leading middle-market private equity investment firm which invests in niche manufacturing, business and industrial services, value-added distribution and logistics companies. Wynnchurch’s strategy is to partner with middle market companies in the United States and Canada possess the potential for substantial growth and profit improvement. Wynnchurch Capital manages a number of private equity funds with capital under management in excess of $500 million specializing in management buyouts, recapitalizations, corporate carve-outs, restructurings, turnarounds and growth capital investments. More information on Wynnchurch Capital can be found at www.wynnchurch.com.