LFM Hires Conner Harris

LFM Capital has hired Conner Harris as a new director of the firm. Mr. Harris will be active with transaction review and execution, as well as portfolio company strategy, monitoring and support.

“We are excited to add Conner to the LFM team and look forward to integrating his experience in executing middle-market acquisitions as we source, evaluate and invest in niche manufacturing and industrial services companies,” said Steve Cook, executive managing director of LFM. “Conner’s private equity experience coupled with his engineering background make him an excellent fit with LFM’s strategy of leveraging our operating experience to support and guide the transformation of our portfolio companies.”

Mr. Harris has more than nine years of private equity, banking and investment management experience. Prior to joining LFM, he was a vice president in the Dallas office of The Riverside Company where he executed investments across multiple industries and worked with portfolio companies to develop and execute growth plans. Earlier in his career, he was a vice president at Business Development Corporation of America (BDCA), a senior associate in Riverside’s New York office, an investment banking analyst at BlackArch Partners, and a mechanical engineer at Westinghouse. Mr. Harris has a BS in Mechanical Engineering from North Carolina State University.

LFM invests in US-based manufacturing and industrial services companies with at least $3 million of EBITDA and enterprise values from $15 million to $125 million. In October 2018, LFM closed its second fund, LFM Capital Partners II LP, with $184 million in capital commitments. The firm’s earlier fund closed in October 2014 with $110 million of capital commitments. LFM was formed in May 2014 by Steve Cook, Rick Reisner, and Dan Shockley and is headquartered in Nashville (www.lfmcapital.com).

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