New VP at Yellow Wood

New VP at Yellow Wood

Yellow Wood Partners, a private equity firm focused on investing in consumer brands and companies, has promoted Jennifer Roach Pacini to Vice President.

Ms. Roach Pacini joined Yellow Wood in 2014 as an Associate and was promoted to Senior Associate in 2016. Prior to joining the firm she was a Senior Analyst at economic consulting firm Analysis Group where she provided economic, financial, and strategy consulting to Fortune 500 companies and law firms in the context of complex litigation. At Analysis Group, she concentrated in the securities and financial instruments practice area, working on a variety of matters involving private equity firms, auction rate securities, and mortgage-backed securities. Ms. Roach Pacini received her BA in Economics from the University of Rochester.

Yellow Wood invests in consumer brands and companies that operate in the mass, drug, food, specialty, club and e-commerce channels and have revenues between $30 million and $200 million. In July 2017, the firm completed fundraising for Yellow Wood Capital Partners II LP at an oversubscribed $370 million of committed capital.

“As we continue to grow our firm and invest in branded consumer businesses, we are also committed to developing our management team at this exciting time for Yellow Wood,” said Dana Schmaltz, Founding Partner. “Jennifer is a highly talented team member who has provided meaningful contributions to the partnership, and she exemplifies Yellow Wood’s culture and investment philosophy.”

Yellow Wood was founded in 2011 and is based in Boston (

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