Pharos Capital Group has hired Adam Persiani as Director of Business Development. In his new role, Mr. Persiani will assist in the firm’s business development and deal origination activities. He will be based in Pharos’s Dallas office.
“We are excited to have Adam join our team,” said Kneeland Youngblood, co-founder and Managing Partner of Pharos Capital. “He brings strong relationships with a variety of influencers as well as direct experience in several of Pharos’s primary industry sectors. As Pharos Capital Group continues to grow our assets under management, his addition expands our ability to continue sourcing quality deals on a proprietary basis.”
Prior to joining Pharos, Mr. Persiani was a Manager at Valesco Industries, where he led investment origination and business development efforts focused on manufacturing and value-added distribution businesses. Mr. Persiani has a Master of Business Administration degree from The University of Chicago and a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Engineering from the University of Illinois.
Pharos Capital Group invests $10 million to $40 million in companies seeking later stage funding for internal growth, acquisitions, management buyouts or recapitalizations. The firm invests across many sectors but has a particular interest in healthcare and business services. Pharos has offices in Dallas and Nashville (www.pharosfunds.com).
2015 PEPD • Private Equity’s Leading News Magazine • 6-4-15