New Managing Director at Grey Mountain

Grey Mountain Partners has promoted Beth Lesniak to Managing Director.

Ms. Lesniak joined Grey Mountain in 2009 and she is active in all areas of the firm with a primary focus on the management of portfolio companies and evaluating new investment opportunities. Since joining Grey Mountain in 2009, she has helped build the firm’s presence in the lower middle market.

Prior to joining Grey Mountain, she was with The Riverside Company from 2007 to 2009 where she was responsible for managing all aspects of closing transactions in the lower middle market. Earlier in her career, she was an investment banking analyst at Wachovia Securities and Salomon Smith Barney. Ms. Lesniak has a BS in Economics from Duke University.

Grey Mountain has approximately $700 million of assets under management and was founded in 2003 by Managing Partners Rob Wright and Jeff Kuo. The firm invests up to $75 million in control acquisitions of companies with enterprise values between $30 million and $150 million. Sectors of interest are varied and include building products and materials; diversified manufacturing; financial services; food and beverage; health and wellness; industrial technology; packaging; professional services; specialty chemicals; transportation and logistics; and wholesale distribution.

Grey Mountain is currently investing from its third fund, which was raised in 2013. The firm is based in Boulder with additional offices in Minneapolis and Pittsburgh (www.greymountain.com).

© 2018 Private Equity Professional | May 22, 2018

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