Kristin Newhall Joins High Road

Kristin Newhall Joins High Road

high road nf1High Road Capital Partners has added Kristin Newhall to its team as Partner, Investor Relations and Administration.

“Kristin’s outstanding experience on the investment side and her leadership abilities in guiding teams and growing organizations are tremendous assets for High Road as we continue our own significant growth,” said Bob Fitzsimmons, High Road’s Managing Partner.

kristin newhall nf1Ms. Newhall has close to 20 years of experience in private equity. Before joining High Road, Ms. Newhall was a partner at The Riverside Company from 2000 to 2014 where she led 18 acquisitions and served as chairman or director on 10 boards of directors. She was also active in supporting fundraising and reporting to investors. Prior to Riverside she spent three years at Citigroup Investments. Ms. Newhall received an MA from Columbia University and a BA from Brandeis University.

Ms. Newhall’s partner responsibilities will also include human resources. “I’m pleased to join the exceptional team at High Road in creating value for our portfolio companies and investors. I’m eager to help enhance our human resources effectiveness and investor relations capabilities, advancing High Road’s strategic position and competitive strengths,” said Ms. Newhall.

High Road invests in manufacturing, service, or value-added distribution businesses with revenues of $10 million to $100 million and EBITDAs of $3 million to $10 million.  High Road has completed 37 transactions – 14 platform investments, 19 add-on acquisitions and four exits – since its founding in 2007.  High Road is based in New York (

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